Try this refreshing, heat-beating recipe for Cold Cucumber Soup
Chilled soups and hot summer temperatures go hand in hand. Gazpacho, borscht and cold soups made from fresh melons top the list of summer-soup yumminess. Make them with fresh organic produce from your garden or the local farmers’ market and you’re talking unbeatable goodness!
CountryLiving.com offers this simple recipe for Cold Cucumber Soup:
3 medium seedless cucumbers, peeled and chopped
3/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1/2 cup sour cream
Puree all ingredients except sour cream together in blender, stir in sour cream and chill until cold. Serve topped with chopped cucumber, green onion and lemon zest. Voila!
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