Chilled Cucumber Soup

recipe Dec 03, 2022
chilled cucumber soup


2 large cucumbers, halved and seeded (1/2 cup finely diced, the rest roughly chopped)

1 1/2 cups of organic full-fat greek yoghurt

3 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice

1 small shallot

1/2 red onion

1 1/2 cups of mixed fresh green herbs (fresh basil, chives, parsley, tarragon)

1 garlic clove

1/4 extra virgin olive oil (plus more for drizzling)





1. In a blender, combine the roughly chopped cucumber with the yoghurt, lemon juice, shallot, garlic, fresh herbs and 1/4 cup of extra virgin olive oil. Blend until well combined and smooth.

2. Season the mix with salt and pepper, cover and pop in the fridge for a minimum of 8 hours or overnight.

3. When ready to serve, remove from the fridge and season again with salt and pepper. Pour the soup into bowls and garnish with the finely diced cucumber, red onion and a drizzle more of olive oil.


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