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Cold Mint Cucumber Soup

Ingredients
  Butter 3 Tablespoon (3/8 Stick)
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Garlic cloves 1 Small, minced
  Cucumbers 3 Medium, peeled and thinly sliced
  Flour 3 Tablespoon (Preferably Rice Flour)
  Chicken stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Finely chopped fresh mint 2 Tablespoon
  Half and half 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Plain yogurt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Freshly ground white pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Sliced cucumber 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Garnish)
Directions

Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat.
Add onion and garlic and saute until limp but not brown.
Add sliced cucumber and cook slowly until soft.
Remove from heat.
Stir in flour, then stock, blending well.
Place over medium-high heat and bring to boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes.
Transfer to processor or blender in batches and puree.
Pour into bowl and blend in mint.
Cover and chill well.
Just before serving, stir in half and half and yogurt and mix well.
Taste and season with salt and pepper
Garnish each serving with sliced cucumber

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1299 Calories from Fat 695

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 79 g121.5%

Saturated Fat 47.1 g235.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 230.1 mg76.7%

Sodium 1311.2 mg54.6%

Total Carbohydrates 116 g38.7%

Dietary Fiber 10 g39.9%

Sugars 35.8 g

Protein 39 g78.2%

Vitamin A 80.5% Vitamin C 74%

Calcium 76.9% Iron 38.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cold Mint Cucumber Soup Recipe