Tag Archives: Lime (fruit)

Chilled Mango Soup

19 Jun

Serves 4-6

Try this fantastically easy recipe for Chilled Mango Soup! This delightful dessert turns out silky smooth and rich-tasting without being too high in calories. It makes a perfect dessert for all age groups and if served with some TLC this simple dessert becomes a very elegant dish 😉


2 large Mangoes, peeled and diced

2 dl (1 cup) Mango juice

Juice of 1 Lime

2 tsp. clear Honey


Greek yoghurt

Fruit in-season

Fresh mint leaves


Peel the mangoes and dice all its flesh. Place the mangoes, mango juice, 2 teaspoons of honey and juice of 1 lime into a blender or a food processor. If you don’t have one of these kitchen appliances, place all ingredients in a bowl and use a hand blender.

Cover and purée the ingredients until smooth. If it turns out a bit too thick, you may want to add a bit more mango juice. Do make sure the soup does not get too thin.

Chill the soup for minimum two hours. You can make this soup up to two days before serving.

When ready to serve, garnish with some Greek  yoghurt, fruit of your choice and fresh mint leaves.

Bon Appetite 😉

Cucumber Soup/Jalik

1 Jun

Serves 4-6

Cool down with this traditional Middle Eastern cold soup. It is a perfect starter on a hot (summer)day.  This cucumber soup is very refreshing, light and the fresh herbs will linger on your taste buds. Great to serve in a small glass.


2 cucumbers, seeded, peeled and coarsely chopped

750ml/3 cups of plain low-fat yoghurt

3 tbs. of finely chopped dill

3 tbs. of finely chopped mint

1 tsp. of garlic powder

½ lime, juice

Salt & pepper

Olive oil to drizzle on top


Peel the cucumbers, cut in quarters lengthwise, scoop out the seeds. Chop the cucumbers and sprinkle with salt, let it stand for 15 minutes and drain well.

In a blender or food processor, combine the chopped cucumbers, lime juice, mint, dill and garlic. Season with salt and if you like some black pepper and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

When ready to serve, drizzle some olive oil on top and garnish with the fresh herbs.

Bon Appetite 😉