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Cucumber Soup

Real Simple JUNE 2007

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings
  • Prep time:15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 5 cucumbers, peeled and seeded
  • 4 scallions
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 12-ounce jar store-bought salsa verde

Preparation

Roughly chop the cucumbers and scallions, then place in the bowl of a food processor. Add the cilantro, sour cream, buttermilk, cayenne, and salt. Puree until smooth. Serve the soup chilled, with a bowl of the salsa verde on the side to spoon on top.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 85
  • Calories from fat: 53%
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 20mg
  • Sodium: 525mg
  • Carbohydrate: 5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 4g
  • Protein: 2g
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