Cold Yogurt and Cucumber Soup

This is a perfect soup to serve on hot summer days. You can even add a few ice cubes before serving.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 3 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 English cucumber
  • 1 small red onion
  • 3 cups plain yogurt
  • 1 cup light cream
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped fresh dill
  • 1⁄4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄8 tsp. ground black pepper


  • Peel the cucumber, cut lengthwise and remove the seeds, and finely chop. Peel and finely chop the red onion.
  • In a large bowl, combine all the ingredients. Refrigerate, covered, for at least 3 hours before serving to chill the soup and give the flavors a chance to blend.