Chilled Greens Soup

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Beat the heat with our Chilled Greens Soup! When fresh produce is at its peak, it’s time to whip up a beautiful cold Basil and Lettuce soup. This refreshing dish is a fantastic way to make the most of the growing season. Chilled Greens Soup is light, nutritious, and bursting with fresh flavors. Perfect for those hot days when you want something cool and satisfying. Dive into this vibrant soup and enjoy the essence of summer in every spoonful! Enjoy Chilled Greens Soup as a light meal or a starter for your summer gatherings.


Prep time

15 min

Cook time





Salads, Sides and Soups


  • 2 Tbs Basil Olive Oil
  • 1 large iceberg lettuce or 1/2 lb (250gram) greens of choice, shredded
  • 1 small garlic clove minced
  • 1 celery stock, chopped
  • 6 green (spring) onions, chopped
  • 3 Tbs fresh parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 7 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/3 tsp ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 Tbs fresh basil, chopped


Step 1

In a large pot, heat Basil Oil to warm. Reserve 1/4 of lettuce and sauté the remainder for 3 minutes. 

Step 2

Add the garlic, celery, 2/3 of green onion and parsley and cook for another 3 minutes.

Step 3

Add the stock, salt, and pepper and simmer for 10 minutes. 

Step 4

Transfer to a large work bowl of a food processor or use an emersion blender stick directly in same pot and process until smooth. Stir in the remaining lettuce and green onion and chill. To serve ladle into individual bowls, Swirl potions of sour cream into each bowl. Garnish with chopped parsley.