You can substitute dill, cilantro or basil for the mint in this refreshing cucumber-lemon soup. An easy way to make crushed ice is to fill clean milk or juice cartons with water and freeze. Then place the carton in a large plastic bag and smash with a hammer. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1993

Marie Piraino


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine cucumbers, mint, scallions, lemon juice, zest and sugar in a food processor or blender; process until smooth. Add ice and blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately in chilled bowls.


Nutrition Facts

38 calories; 0.5 g total fat; 0.1 g saturated fat; 58 mg sodium. 377 mg potassium; 7.5 g carbohydrates; 2.4 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 1.8 g protein; 519 IU vitamin a iu; 14 mg vitamin c; 45 mcg folate; 55 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 35 mg magnesium;