Apricot soup, the starter for those who don’t want gazpacho

When the summer, the most appetizing appetizers are the light and juicy ones, which give us freshness and fill us at the same time. This is why one of the main dishes when temperatures rise are salads where all kinds of ingredients are combined: vegetables, rice, legumes, pasta, even fruit.

But anyone who asks will tell you that in the summer our culture usually stands out for inclusions cold soups. We are clear lovers of ajoblanco, salmorejo, gazpacho … Every occasion is good to have a few drinks of these traditional dishes, but … And if you are tired of them? What if you want to innovate?

We explain everything you need to know to prepare apricot soup, an ideal appetizer to surprise your guests, get the most out of a seasonal fruit and make a plate of scandal.



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How to make apricot soup

ingredients

  • 600 g of apricots on the bone
  • 1 Fuji apple
  • 90 g of sweet onion
  • 12 dried apricots (apricots)
  • 75 g of olive oil
  • 330 g of lager beer
  • 320 g of fish broth
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon of fennel seeds
  • salt

Processing

1. we peel Y we discourage the apple, cut it into squares and set aside.

2. In a medium saucepan pour the olive oil and, when it reaches the temperature, add the onion cut into julienne strips and the apple. Cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes, until the onion is golden.

3. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, heat the fish broth until it reaches a sweet boil and we integratetogether with the beer, in the pot where we fry the onion.

4. When the mixture comes to a boil, add the dried apricots and leave it To boil. spent 7 minutes, remove the dried apricots from the broth, drain and set aside. Boil the broth until it is reduced by half.

5. Add the apricots, previously washed, cut in half and pitted, to the broth and boil for Another 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and let it rest.

6. let’s toast fennel seeds and pass them in a mortar until you get a very fine powder, at the same time whip the apricot cream and bring it to a very fine and smooth consistency.

7. Add honey to the soup, along with the roasted fennel and salt e refrigerate for 3-4 hours.

8. we serve Y we decorate I liked it

very healthy alternative

Apricot is a fruit of the large family of rosacea acneincludes most of the fruits of mass consumption such as peaches, plums, strawberries or apples.

It has a lot of water ea minimum calorie intakecharacteristics that make apricot an ideal ingredient to be included in the meals of all those who want to maintain a low-calorie diet.

One of the most extraordinary properties of this fruit is that it promotes digestion in the stomach: causes an alkaline reaction which acts as an acid neutralizer. In addition, it is rich in antioxidants, helps with anemia and cleanses the kidneys.

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