chilled cucumber soup

“Cool as a Cucumber” Soup

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Chill Time: 2 hours

What You Need:

  • 2 large cucumbers
  • 1/2 cup whole sour cream
  • 1/2 cup whole-milk Greek yogurt
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • salt and white pepper (to taste)
  • fresh mint leaves (optional)

What You Do:

  1. Coarsely grate cucumbers into a bowl.
  2. Finely mince garlic clove and chop dill and add to bowl.
  3. Combine rest of the ingredients— except mint— in the bowl.
  4. Stir well and chill soup in fridge for approximately 2 hours.
  5. Ladle soup into serving bowls and top with optional mint leaves.


“Cool as a Cucumber” Soup

4.8 from 5 votes
Recipe by Bill Course: SoupsCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

20

minutes
Cooking time

2

hours 
Calories

280

kcal

Cool as a cucumber soup with mint leaves is a delicious appetizer or soup course for any summertime meal when keeping it light and refreshing is the name of the game. Make sure to chill for a minimum of 2 hours (I’ve indicated this above under ‘cooking time’), but really it’s the ‘chill’ time I’m referring to.

Ingredients

  • 2 large cucumbers

  • 1/2 cup whole sour cream

  • 1/2 cup whole-milk Greek yogurt

  • 1 garlic clove

  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill

  • 2 cups vegetable broth

  • 2 – 4pinches salt and white pepper (to taste)

  • 5 – 6 fresh mint leaves (optional)

Directions

  • Coarsely grate cucumbers into a bowl.
  • Finely mince garlic clove and chop dill and add to bowl.
  • Combine rest of the ingredients— except mint— in the bowl.
  • Stir well and chill soup in fridge for approximately 2 hours.
  • Ladle soup into serving bowls and top with optional mint leaves.

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