Strawberry-Lemon Thyme Soup

Sweet strawberries are paired with aromatic lemon thyme in this beautiful chilled soup recipe that’s perfect for special occasions.


  • 3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup lowfat buttermilk
  • 2 teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh lemon thyme or thyme
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons lowfat buttermilk (optional)
  • Lemon peel strips and/or fresh thyme sprigs (optional)


  1. Combine strawberries and 1 cup buttermilk in a blender or food processor. Cover and blend or process until very smooth. Transfer to a medium bowl. Stir in shredded lemon peel and the chopped thyme. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours to blend flavors.
  2. To serve, strain soup, discarding the shredded lemon peel and the chopped thyme. Stir in honey. Ladle chilled soup into small bowls. If desired, swirl 1½ teaspoons buttermilk into each serving and garnish with lemon peel strips and/or fresh thyme sprigs.

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This article was written on 03 Jun 2019.