Chilled kiwi soup
2 kiwi fruits, peeled and chopped
K a melon, chopped into bite-size pieces (approx. 3 tbsp)
200ml orange juice
1 tbsp, medium-size onion, finely chopped
1 tbsp, yellow bell peppers, finely chopped
2 tbsp ripe mango, chopped into cubes
1 tbsp, jalapeno, finely chopped
3-4 basil leaves, finely sliced
K tsp garlic, minced
Sea salt to taste
Chop the kiwi fruit into bite-size pieces. Blend the pieces, onion, melon, bell peppers, mango, orange juice, jalapenos and basil leaves in a food processor or blender until smooth. Add garlic and salt. Blend till no lumps remain. Pour into a medium-sized bowl. Cover and chill for 1-2 hours. Serve garnished with kiwi fruit slices, if desired.
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