I like to eat this creamy soup for breakfast. It is almost like a lassi, the popular Indian milkshake-like drink. Make sure your peaches are ripe and juicy.
pounds ripe peaches
tablespoons mild flavored honey, such as clover or acacia (to taste)
tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (to taste)
teaspoon almond extract or vanilla extract
teaspoon ground cinnamon
teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
Pinch of ground cardamom (optional)
cup lightly toasted slivered almonds
190 calories; 3 grams fat; 0 grams saturated fat; 0 grams trans fat; 1 gram monounsaturated fat; 0 grams polyunsaturated fat; 36 grams carbohydrates; 4 grams dietary fiber; 32 grams sugars; 6 grams protein; 4 milligrams cholesterol; 233 milligrams sodium
Variation: If you are serving this as a dessert, stir in 1 to 3 tablespoons peach liqueur if desired.
Martha Rose Shulman can be reached at martha-rose-shulman.com
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