Summer Soup Foodservice Recipe using Cook's Delight® Vegetable Soup Base with garnish

Summer Soup Foodservice Recipe


This Summer Soup recipe comes straight from the garden. Combine fresh vegetables with vegetable stock made from Cook’s Delight® Vegetable Soup Base for rich vegetable flavor. Vegetable soup base is available on Amazon in individual quantities.

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This Recipe Is:
6 Lunch Gluten Free, Vegetarian Cook’s Delight® Low Sodium Supreme Vegetable Soup Base VG-840


  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 4 Tbsp butter or margarine
  • 4 Tbsp flour
  • 4 cups cucumbers - peeled and seeded
  • 1/2 cup minced green pepper
  • 4 cups fresh tomatoes (peeled - seeded and chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 5 cups vegetable stock (mix 5 tsp Cook’s Delight® Vegetable Soup Base with 5 cups boiling water)
  • 2 ripe avocados - peeled and finely diced
  • 1 cup heavy cream

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Cook’s Delight® Supreme Low Sodium Vegetable Soup Base

Cook’s Delight® Organic Vegetable Soup Base

Step 1

In a 6 quart pan, melt the butter or margarine and add chopped onion.

Step 2

Saute onion for 3-4 minutes, add the flour and mix well.

Step 3

Add cucumbers, green pepper, tomatoes and pepper, stirring briskly.

Step 4

Stir in the Cook’s Delight® Chicken Stock and simmer for 30 minutes.

Step 5

Cool, then puree in a blender 1/4 at a time.

Step 6

Chill, if it is to be served cold. If it is served hot, return to the stove and heat thoroughly.

Step 7

Season to taste.

Step 8

Peel and dice the avocados finely and add to soup, stirring briskly.

Step 9

Stir in cream.

Step 10

Soup should be served very cold or very hot.

​Video Directions for Making Vegetable Stock


Watch how easy it is to make 8 oz of soup stock for pennies per serving!

To make 5 cups of organic vegetable stock combine 5 tsp Cook’s Delight® Organic Vegetable stock base with 5 cups of boiling water.

Each 1 pound container of Cook’s Delight® soup base makes the equivalent of 22 – 32 oz boxes of liquid stock.

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