Refreshing Cucumber Soup, chilled

Chilled cucumber soup is so reviving on a hot summer day. Especially now, when the gardens and markets are bursting with fresh cucumber, you want to take advantage of the local produce. Tasty and easy, this soup is also filling and nutritious.

How to make Refreshing Cucumber Soup, chilled.

Cucumber Soup
Refreshing Cucumber Soup, chilled

Aug. 23, 2020  Deborah Esplin

Ingredients for Refreshing Cucumber Soup, chilled

½ cucumber, chopped

125 mL (½ cup_ plain yogurt, regular or Greek for extra thickness and protein

Parsley, chopped

15 mL (1 tbsp) lemon juice

30 mL (2 tbsp.) olive oil

Chives, diced

Provence herb mix or ground Tarragon & Summer

Salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder

Preparation of Refreshing Cucumber Soup, chilled

Chop the cucumber and parsley. Reserve a few pieces of chopped cucumber and dice them finely. Put the larger pieces of cucumber and parsley in a blender. Add the olive oil, lemon juice, and yogurt. Blend until liquid. Add the seasonings. Cool in the fridge for at least one hour. Serve in bowls, chilled if desired, and sprinkle the chives and finely diced cucumber on top.

This recipe makes 2 bowls of soup. You can scale it up for more.

TIP: You can adjust the quantities of lemon juice, and seasoning to suit your taste. I personally like a little more lemon than listed above.

Check out my other refreshing cucumber recipes. Together, they make a great meal.

Refreshing Cucumber Sandwiches

Delicious Cucumber, Tomato, Bocconcini Salad

Easy Peach Crisp

Easy Gazpacho Cold Summer Soup

Sooo Refreshing Iced Tea

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