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Creamy Cucumber Soup

May/June 2007

Your rating: None Average: 3.8 (335 votes)

There's no reason to only use cucumbers raw—they are wonderful sautéed then pureed with avocado for a silken-textured soup that's good warm or cold.



READER'S COMMENT:
"Very delicious and satisfying! As creamy as it is, you wouldn't think it was healthy! I love having this for lunch or dinner with sandwiches. "
Creamy Cucumber Soup

31 Reviews for Creamy Cucumber Soup

09/10/2013
Anonymous
Amazing Dinner Creation

Our garden has over produced this year so we are looking for new and different ways to use cucumbers. This is a 5 star hit!

Easy and fast to make
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08/06/2013
Anonymous
My husband and kids think it's too sour

Maybe I'll try it without the lemon juice next time? More likely, I'll just start with a different recipe. I thought it was OK, but I'm not a picky eater. Nobody else liked it.

Healthy fats, a good way to use cucumbers in season.
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06/09/2013
Anonymous
Fantastic

Delicious. Didn't have parsley so used a little cilantro. It was thick but not too thick. Cayenne added just the right amount of kick.

Healthy and flavorful
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05/31/2013
Anonymous
It's good!

The missing ingredient is chopped fresh coriander and more lemon to bring up the flavors. Needs a long time with the stick blender but worth it. Next time I'd add the garlic after sauteeing the onion (I used a large shallot because I love shallots).

creamy, delicious esp. cold
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10/27/2012
Anonymous

I had one left over, did not want to wast but it wasn't good enough to eat raw, besides it was cold outside! I used all the ideas, and modified a bit because of the amounts I had on hand. I used a couple handsfuls of spring mix/baby spinach instead of parsley, and omitted the pepper because I don't like pepper. And I used buttermilk instead of yogurt, and poured that into the blender followed by the hot soup from the sauce pan, including the greens that I added at the end, cooked about 2 minutes. When I was done, I had about 2 cups of warm soup which I heated until hot in the microwave. On this cold night it warmed me up and tasted sooo good. I will make it again!

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