Cold Cucumber Soup

Cold Cucumber Soup

A very refreshing, low-cal soup, which requires no cooking at all and is ready in no time.

2 servings
Preparation 20 min
Standing 1 h

130 calories per serving 


Ingredients

1 cucumbers, large size, peeled, deseeded, then cut into large chunks   500 g
1/2 cup cream 15%   125 mL
2/3 cup vegetable broth, low-sodium   170 mL
1 tbsp wine vinegar   15 mL
10 drops Tabasco sauce, to taste   0.63 mL
1 clove garlic, pressed    
1 tbsp fresh dill, chopped   2 g
1 tbsp Italian parsley, fresh, chopped   5 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    
2 tbsp walnuts [optional]   12 g

Before you start

A blender or food processor will be very useful for this recipe.

Method

  1. Peel the cucumbers, cut them in half lengthwise, remove the seeds with a spoon, then cut the pulp into large pieces (about 2-3 cm). Put the pieces in the blender. Pour in the cream, vegetable broth, vinegar, and Tabasco sauce.
  2. Press the garlic, chop the aromatic herbs, then add them to the blender. Purée the mixture until a smooth consistency is obtained. Season with salt and pepper, then chill until ready to serve.
  3. Ladle the soup into bowls, garnish with walnuts (optional), then serve.

Remarks

The soup can be stored in the refrigerator up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (350g)

Amount

% DV*

* DV = Daily Value

Calories

130

Fat

9 g

14 %

Saturated 6 g
+ Trans 0 g

28 %

Cholesterol

30 mg

Sodium

50 mg

2 %

Carbohydrate

11 g

4 %

Fibre

2 g

7 %

Sugars

4 g

Protein

3 g

Vitamin A

15 %

Vitamin C

15 %

Calcium

10 %

Iron

6 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: servings
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: ¼ serving
Meat and Alternatives: 0 serving

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Claims

Free :
Added Sugar
Low :
Sodium
Source of :
Calcium, Copper, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Zinc
Good source of :
Potassium
Excellent source of :
Vitamin K

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This recipe is in the following categories: Vegetables | Soups | Halal | Kosher | Low Sodium | Vegetarian | Freeze/Chill | No Cook | Buffet

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