Soupe Froide de Concombre (Cold Cucumber Soup)

The hydrating powers of the cucumber make it a great vegetable for summer, iced soup included!

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 7 oz. Greek yogurt
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 8 mint leaves

Directions

  • Reserve 4 tablespoons of diced cucumber and put them in a bowl. Put 1 teaspoon kosher salt on them, stir well, cover in plastic wrap, and reserve in the refrigerator.
  • Pour the unreserved cucumbers, garlic, chicken stock, and Greek yogurt in the blender. Process until very smooth.
  • Pour into a serving bowl, add lemon juice, salt, and pepper, and stir well. Cover and put in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Before serving, pour the reserved diced cucumber into the soup. Decorate with mint leaves. Serve very cold.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 7 oz. Greek yogurt
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 2 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 8 mint leaves

Directions

  • Reserve 4 tablespoons of diced cucumber and put them in a bowl. Put 1 teaspoon kosher salt on them, stir well, cover in plastic wrap, and reserve in the refrigerator.
  • Pour the unreserved cucumbers, garlic, chicken stock, and Greek yogurt in the blender. Process until very smooth.
  • Pour into a serving bowl, add lemon juice, salt, and pepper, and stir well. Cover and put in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Before serving, pour the reserved diced cucumber into the soup. Decorate with mint leaves. Serve very cold.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories80
Total Fat1.5g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium1170mg
Total Carbohydrate8g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars5g
Protein7g