Chilled Cucumber and Mint Soup Recipe

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Submitted by auntlala

Makes 4 servings



Chilled Cucumber and Mint Soup Crisp and cool, sliced cucumbers are perfect for snacking, dipping, and creating refreshing salads, soups, and sandwiches. Here's a tasty recipe featuring this versatile veggie. Chilled Cucumber and Mint Soup (Phase 1) Makes 4 (1 cup) servings Description When things heat up in Miami, we turn to this tasty combination of refreshing cucumbers, aromatic mint, and tangy reduced-fat sour cream. The soup makes a "cool" companion to a lunchtime sandwich or salad. Or try it as a prelude to anything barbecued on a sultry summer night. Nutritional Information 100 calories 7 g total fat (4.5 g sat) 8 g carbohydrate 3 g protein 2 g fiber 180 mg 25 minutes

Recipe Ingredients for Chilled Cucumber and Mint Soup

3 cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and roughly chopped
1 scallion, sliced
1 garlic clove, chopped
3 tablespoons fresh mint leaves
1/2 cup water
8 ounce reduced-fat sour cream
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper

Recipe Directions for Chilled Cucumber and Mint Soup

  1. Instructions

  2. Puree cucumbers, scallion, garlic, mint, and water in a blender or food processor until smooth. Add sour cream, lemon juice, salt, and pepper; blend to combine. If you are serving the soup immediately, chill quickly by transferring it to a metal mixing bowl, placing the bowl over a larger bowl filled with ice and cold water, and stirring occasionally until chilled, about 10 minutes. Otherwise, chill in refrigerator until cold, about 3 hours.

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Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 325.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
161
Calories from Fat
109
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.1g
19%
Saturated Fat
7.4g
37%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
25mg
8%
Sodium
183mg
8%
Potassium
453mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
11.9g
4%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
4.0g
Protein
3.5g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 12% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
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