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Chilled Cucumber Soup

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Chilled cucumber soup is simple, elegant and healthy appetizer that makes summer a pleasant occasion. With summers there are many cucumbers in the market and chilled cucumber soup is just another way to include them in your food.
Ingredients
  Onion 2 Tablespoon, minced
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All-purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Milk 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cucumbers 3 Large, diced
Directions

MAKING
1)In a saucepan, heat butter and saute onion on low heat until transparent but not brown.
2)Add flour and salt.
3)Then, add milk and cream and stir constantly.
4)Cook the mixture stirring constantly until sauce is smooth and thickened.
5)Add cucumbers to soup and using a blender puree it. Chill well.

SERVING
6)Serve in chilled bowls set in ice garnished with thin slices of additional unpared cucumber.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Chilling
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Cucumber
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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