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Cucumber Soup, Danish Style

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Ingredients
  Cucumbers 2 Medium, pared
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Leek 1 Medium, sliced
  Bay leaves 2
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Chicken broth 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Cucumber 1 Medium, pared and grated, discard seeds
  Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs), chilled
  Lemon 1 , juiced
Directions

Slice 2 cucumbers; cook slowly in butter with the leek and bay leaves until tender but not brown.
Stir in flour and salt.
Heat until bubbly.
Stir in the broth.
Simmer 20 to 30 minutes.
Press mixture through a sieve and chill.
Add grated cucumber, cream, lemon juice, and a bit of chopped fresh dill.
Correct seasoning.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Everyday

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