From: The Colony Hotel

Kennebunkport, Maine

The Colony Hotel Famous Strawberry Soup

  • 1 pt. fresh strawberries, washed & hulled
  • 1 package (8 oz.) frozen strawberries & juice
  • 1/2 c. freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/2 c. sugar1 c. nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 c. low-fat sour cream
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1/2 c. half & half
  • 2/3 c. strawberry liqueur (optional)
  • 6 fresh strawberries for garnish

Puree the fresh and frozen strawberries in a blender or food processor until finely chopped. Pour the strawberries in a mixing bowl. Add the remaining ingredients (except garnish) and whisk thoroughly. Chill for about 2 hours. Cut each strawberry for the garnish into several thin, vertical slices that measure three-quarters of the way to the stem. Fan out the strawberry slices on top of each bowl of soup. Serves 6.