fruit soup
Prep Cook Serves Ready In
20 minutes 15 minutes 10-12 35 minutes

Hungarian Fruit Soup

A yummy fruit soup for Tu Bishvat.

Slightly adapted from Matthew Goodman’s Jewish Food: The World at Table

Ingredients

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Up to 1/2 cup sugar

1 cinnamon stick

1/4 teaspoon salt

Juice and zest of one lemon

1 pound plums, pitted and chopped

7 cups water

2 pounds peaches, pitted and chopped

1/2 cup sour cream (optional)

Directions

Put fruit, water, and salt in a soup pot and bring to boil. Add lemon juice, zest, cinnamon stick, vanilla, and 1/4 cup sugar. Lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove cinnamon stick.

Puree the soup in the pot with a hand (immersion) blender, or in batches in a standard upright blender. Transfer to a bowl and stir in additional sugar, to taste. Refrigerate overnight and serve with sour cream.

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