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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.

Marie Piraino
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1993

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Ingredients

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  • 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.

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Nutrition Facts

38 calories; protein 1.8g; carbohydrates 7.5g; dietary fiber 2.4g; sugars 4.3g; fat 0.5g; saturated fat 0.1g; vitamin a iu 518.8IU; vitamin c 14.1mg; folate 45.4mcg; calcium 54.7mg; iron 1.5mg; magnesium 35.1mg; potassium 376.5mg; sodium 58.3mg; thiamin 0.1mg.
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