Light And Refreshing

Chilled Strawberry Soup

with Ricotta Dumplings
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Chilled Strawberry Soup

Chilled Strawberry Soup - The delicious strawberry gazpacho makes a refreshing light lunch for warm days

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Health Score:
7,5 / 10
45 min.
ready in 1 hr 15 min.
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Nutritional values

This low-calorie soup contains powerful antioxidants from the berries as well as vitamins A and C.

You can easily prepare the mixture for the ricotta dumplings in the evening and store them in the refrigerator for the next day. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie216 kcal(10 %)
Protein7 g(7 %)
Fat7 g(6 %)
Carbohydrates30 g(20 %)
Sugar added13 g(52 %)
Roughage6.5 g(22 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0.3 μg(2 %)
Vitamin E0.9 mg(8 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin3 mg(25 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate46 μg(15 %)
Pantothenic acid1 mg(17 %)
Biotin12.2 μg(27 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.2 μg(7 %)
Vitamin C120 mg(126 %)
Potassium351 mg(9 %)
Calcium140 mg(14 %)
Magnesium47 mg(16 %)
Iron2.7 mg(18 %)
Iodine6 μg(3 %)
Zinc1 mg(13 %)
Saturated fatty acids3 g
Uric acid56 mg
Cholesterol79 mg
Development of this recipe:


1 ½ pounds Strawberries
½ Vanilla bean
1 lemon
Apple pectin
2 tablespoons Strawberry syrup
liquid Sweetener
2 slices Whole Wheat Toast (day old)
2 sprigs mint
4 ounces Ricotta cheese
2 tablespoons sugar
1 egg
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Kitchen utensils

3 Bowls, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Fine grater, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Immersion blender, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 1 Pot, 1 Whisk, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Serrated knife, 1 Mini food processor, 3 Teaspoons, 1 shallow Pot, 1 Slotted spoon, 1 Ladle, 1 Paper towel, 1 Rubber spatula, 1 deep bowl

Preparation steps

Chilled Strawberry Soup preparation step 1

Rinse and hull the strawberries and gently dry with paper towels. Cut 3 1/2 cups berries into pieces and quarter the rest.

Chilled Strawberry Soup preparation step 2

Halve the vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape out the seeds.

Chilled Strawberry Soup preparation step 3

Rinse the lemon in hot water, wipe dry and finely grate zest to yield 1 teaspoon. Squeeze juice from half a lemon.

Chilled Strawberry Soup preparation step 4

Puree the strawberry pieces in a tall vessel with an immersion blender. Pass through a fine sieve into a pot.

Chilled Strawberry Soup preparation step 5

Add the vanilla seeds, 1/2 cup of water, and the pectin to the puree and bring to a boil while stirring. Cook for 2 minutes. Stir in the quartered strawberries and 2-3 tablespoons of lemon juice. Add sweetener to taste and let the soup cool completely.

Chilled Strawberry Soup preparation step 6

Meanwhile, cut the toast into large cubes and grind in a mini processor. Place crumbs in a bowl.

Chilled Strawberry Soup preparation step 7

Rinse mint, shake dry and pluck leaves. Reserve some for garnish and finely chop the rest.

Chilled Strawberry Soup preparation step 8

Add the chopped mint with the ricotta, sugar and lemon zest to the toast crumbs. Mix thoroughly.

Chilled Strawberry Soup preparation step 9

Separate the egg and mix the yolk with the ricotta mixture (save the white for another use.) Cover and let soak for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

Chilled Strawberry Soup preparation step 10

Bring plenty of water to a boil in a shallow pot. Form the ricotta mixture into ovals with two damp teaspoons.

Chilled Strawberry Soup preparation step 11

Gently add ovals to the pot and simmer over low heat until they rise to the surface, 5-6 minutes.

Chilled Strawberry Soup preparation step 12

Divide the strawberry soup among deep bowls. Lift ricotta dumplings with a slotted spoon from the water, drain briefly and place atop the strawberry soup. Garnish with the reserved mint leaves and serve immediately.