Chilled Cucumber Soup

Chilled Cucumber Soup Recipe
Photo: Sully Sullivan; Styling: Tara Guérard

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Stand: 30 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours


5 cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and coarsely chopped
2 teaspoons kosher salt
1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
6 green onions, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh dill
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 quart buttermilk
1 (16-ounce) container plain yogurt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Sprinkle cucumbers with salt and transfer to a colander placed over a bowl. Let stand 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Combine half of cucumbers and half of remaining ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. Transfer to a container; repeat with remaining cucumbers and ingredients. Cover and chill at least 1 hour before serving. Season to taste with additional salt and pepper, if desired.

Tyler Dudley,

Daniel Island Club, Charleston, South Carolina,

Coastal Living

May 2013