Pineapple, red pepper and baby kale gazpacho

Accented with cashew butter, apple cider vinegar and scallions, this is a simple soup with a lot of bright flavours and colours.


2 cups fresh pineapple, 1/3″ dice
1 large red pepper, 1/4″ dice (about 1 cup)
1 cup packed baby kale, finely chopped
1 scallions, minced, 2″ of green reserved for garnish
1T fresh garlic, minced
1/2t coarse sea salt
2T apple cider vinegar
1T lemon juice
1/4t black pepper
2T cashew butter
Sea salt and black pepper to taste


Add all of the ingredients except for the cashew butter to a bowl.
Chill covered for 3 hours, stirring periodically.
Using an immersion blender or food processor, process 2 cups of the mixture with the cashew butter until liquid, but not quite pureed.
Set aside 2T of remaining diced fruit for garnish.
Toss the soup back together until well-combined.
Season to taste.
Ladle out and garnish with 1T of diced fruit and scallion greens.