Cold summer soups are one of the best ways to cool down when the temperature rises.
This selection of summer soups is very easy to prepare and make the most of your summer vegetables. They are all vegetarian cold soups and some even vegan.
What's more, these recipes are so easy to make they will mean you spend less time in the kitchen and more time outside making the most of the lazy summer days enjoying light and healthy, flavour packed bowls of deliciousness.
From favourite Spanish soups like gazpacho and ajo blanco to and a cool cucumber soup that packs a punch, here are all the cold summer soup recipes you need to see you through the season.
Cold Summer Soup
This refreshing and vibrant soup comes packed with flavour and umami notes from a final handful of parmesan running through the dish.
Cold Carrot Soup
Sweet carrot and aromatic coriander are the perfect combination in this colourful soup. Try this simple cold carrot soup
If you have a glut of cucumbers from the summer harvest, try blitzing them into this simple soup topped off with crunchy toasted pumpkin seeds.
Serve this wonderfully chilled and garlicky Spanish soup with jamon or anchovies.
Whip up this classic crowd-pleaser championing flavourful summer tomatoes and watch it disappear. Discover the history behind classic Spanish gazpacho.
Cucumber and Mint Gazpacho
Gazpacho minus the tomatoes? Try whizzing up cucumbers instead in this lighter version of the famous classic.
Fancy a fruity soup? Try using up the best you the watermelons in this refreshing summer soup.
Like it sweet? try this cherry gazpacho in a playful spin on the classic.