Chilled Cucumber Mint Soup

For a hot summer day, nothing beats a cold soup; you don’t even have to cook this one! The two kinds of mint add a wonderful fresh flavor. Garnish the soup with whole mint leaves.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 3 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cucumbers, peeled and seeded
  • ⅓ cup chopped scallion
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 cups 1% milk
  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 drops mint extract
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground white pepper

Directions

  • Chop 1 cucumber and combine with all ingredients in blender or food processor. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Finely chop remaining cucumber and fold into the soup.
  • Cover soup and chill for 3 hours before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 cucumbers, peeled and seeded
  • ⅓ cup chopped scallion
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 cups 1% milk
  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 drops mint extract
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. ground white pepper

Directions

  • Chop 1 cucumber and combine with all ingredients in blender or food processor. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Finely chop remaining cucumber and fold into the soup.
  • Cover soup and chill for 3 hours before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories100
Total Fat2g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol10mg
Sodium250mg
Total Carbohydrate13g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars12g
Protein8g