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Cold Cucumber Soup With Yogurt

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Ingredients
  Garlic 1⁄2 Clove (2.5 gm)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Plain yogurt 24 Ounce (3 Containers, 8-Ounce Each)
  Lemon 1⁄2 , freshly juiced
  Freshly squeezed lemon juice 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Extracted From 1/2 Lemon)
  Chicken stock 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Cucumber 1
  Fresh mint sprigs/Fresh chives 6 , chopped
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Peel and halve the cucumber and scoop out the seeds.
2. Grate the cucumber into a small bowl using a coarse grater.

MAKING
3. In a large mixing bowl add garlic and salt and mash with the back of the spoon.
4. Add oil and continue to mash until mixture is a smooth paste.
5. Beat in yogurt and lemon juice.
6. Stir cold chicken stock into the yogurt mixture.
7. Add grated cucumber and mix well.
8. Cover and refrigerate until soup is chilled.

SERVING
9. Ladle into cold soup cups or glasses and garnish with mint or chives.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Mediterranean
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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