Gallery: 10 Delicious Chilled Soups to Beat the Heat

Andalusian Gazpacho
Andalusian Gazpacho

Ripe summer tomatoes bring this classic Spanish soup to life.

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[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

Easy Gazpacho
Easy Gazpacho

But if you don't have time for the previous recipe, try this accelerated version. Don't worry, it's still delicious.

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[Photograph: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Bloody Mary-Flavored Gazpacho
Bloody Mary-Flavored Gazpacho

This versatile gazpacho recipe allows many opportunities for customization, much like a bloody mary. Vodka optional.

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[Photograph: Sydney Oland]

Spicy Gazpacho
Spicy Gazpacho

Jalapeños deliver a little extra kick for the more heat-inclined gazpacho lovers among us.

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[Photograph: Carrie Vasios Mullins]

Gazpacho With Grilled Paprika Shrimp And Garlic Croutons
Gazpacho With Grilled Paprika Shrimp And Garlic Croutons

Heartier than most, this gazpacho benefits from the addition of paprika shrimp and garlic croutons.

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[Photograph: Jennifer Olvera]

Watermelon Gazpacho
Watermelon Gazpacho

A watermelon twist on the traditional Spanish soup may not be for the gazpacho purist. But by eschewing bread in favor of almonds, the soup is no less refreshing or satisfying.

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[Photograph: Blake Royer]

Creamy Lettuce and Garlic Scape Soup
Creamy Lettuce and Garlic Scape Soup

Nervous about cooking lettuce? Don't be. Wilting the lettuce in a flavorful broth coaxes out its more peppery notes.

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[Photograph: Lauren Rothman]

Chilled Spice-Roasted Carrot Soup with Yogurt
Chilled Spice-Roasted Carrot Soup with Yogurt

Cold carrot soup is ubiquitous this time of year, but this recipe achieves an especially rich flavor by roasting the carrots in whole spices before they're puréed.

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[Photograph: Lauren Rothman]

Chilled Summer Squash Soup with Yogurt, Mint, and Sourdough Croutons
Chilled Summer Squash Soup with Yogurt, Mint, and Sourdough Croutons

A perfect way to use up that extra summer squash. It's the croutons that make this soup come to life.

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[Photograph: Lauren Rothman]

Chilled Watercress Soup
Chilled Watercress Soup

Light, peppery watercress infuses a potato base in this rich soup. It works either hot or cold, depending on how you garnish it.

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[Photograph: Sydney Oland]