PUBLISHED: 4:41 PM on Wednesday, July 4, 2007
Recipe of the WEEK: Chilled Banana and Coconut Soup
Chilled Banana and Coconut Soup

5-½ lb bananas, peeled and diced

¾ cup lemon juice

1-1/3 c. and 1 T. pineapple juice

2-¾ c. plain yogurt, plus 1 T.

2-¾ c. vanilla ice cream, plus 1 T.

2/3 c. and 2 tsp. dark rum

2/3 c. and 2 tsp. sliced almonds, toasted

2/3 c. toasted coconut

Nutmeg to garnish

Put all ingredients except coconut and almonds in blender. Blend until smooth, chill. Divide into bowls. Sprinkle with almonds, coconut, and sprinkle a little nutmeg or cinnamon to garnish.

Contributed to Chez Alaska Cooking School by:Chef Carol Young, CEC, AAC

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