Lemon & Almond Soup

Lemon & Almond Soup

Prep Time 20 Minutes
Serves 4
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty Easy

This Lemon & Almond chilled soup is an easy and delicious recipe for summer. The ingredients are light and fresh but with punchy flavours, and as it's a chilled soup its a great option for summer lunches or a light dinner.

Ingredients

  • 1 small onion
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 4 tablespoons of Nudo Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon of flour
  • 250 ml of single cream
  • 1 ½ litres of stock – chicken or vegetable
  • Juice and zest of a large unwaxed lemon
  • Ground nutmeg
  • Bay leaf
  • 3 tablespoons of roasted almonds
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • Nudo Lemoni olive oil

Method

Step 1
Finely chop the onion and crush the garlic with the back of a wooden spoon.
Step 2
Heat the olive oil in a large pan and add the onion and garlic until it browns gently.
Step 3
Add the flour and stirring constantly cook over a low heat for a minute.
Step 4
Add the stock and bring to the boil using a wire whisk to avoid any lumps forming.
Step 5
Add the lemon juice and zest, bay leaf and nutmeg.
Step 6
Season to taste.
Step 7
Simmer for 20 minutes.
Step 8
Add 2/3rds of the almonds, discard the bay leaf and blitz in the blender.
Step 9
Return to the pan to add the cream whisking gently.
Step 10
Chill.
Step 11
Garnish with a little lemon zest and remaining almonds.
Step 12
For an extra lemony hit drizzle some of Nudo Lemoni oil over also.
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