Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    CTUPTON   126,396
SparkPoints
100,000-149,999 SparkPoints
 
 

Creamy Cucumber Soup


Wednesday, April 16, 2014


Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 13 mins
Total Time: 33 mins

4 Servings

Ingredients
• 1 tablespoon oil, olive, extra-virgin
• 2 clove(s) garlic
• 1 small onion(s)
• 1 tablespoon lemon juice
• 4 cup(s) cucumber(s)
• 1 1/2 cup(s) broth, vegetable
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 teaspoon pepper, black ground
• 1 pinch pepper, cayenne
• 1 medium avocado
• 1/4 cup(s) parsley, fresh
• 1/2 cup(s) yogurt, low-fat plain
Preparation
1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic and onion; cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, 1 to 4 minutes. Add lemon juice and cook for 1 minute.
2. Add 3 3/4 cups cucumber slices, broth, salt, pepper and cayenne; bring to a simmer. Reduce heat and cook at a gentle simmer until the cucumbers are soft, 6 to 8 minutes.
3. Transfer the soup to a blender. Add avocado and parsley; blend on low speed until smooth. (Use caution when pureeing hot liquids.)
4. Pour into a serving bowl and stir in yogurt. Chop the remaining 1/4 cup cucumber slices.
5. Serve the soup warm or refrigerate and serve it chilled. Just before serving, garnish with the chopped cucumber and more chopped parsley, if desired.


Nutritional Info (Per serving):
Calories: 173, Saturated Fat: 2g, Sodium: 494mg, Dietary Fiber: 5g, Total Fat: 12g, Carbs: 15g, Cholesterol: 2mg, Protein: 4g
Carb Choices: 0.5

Recipe Source:

http://www.eatingwell.com/re
cipes


SHARE

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
LIS193 4/17/2014 10:15AM

    That sounds delicious!

Report Inappropriate Comment
GAYLLYNNE 4/17/2014 8:11AM

    This looks delicious!

Report Inappropriate Comment
HERMIEME 4/17/2014 2:12AM

    Oh, how I wish I had this before those 2 cucumbers someone gave me went bad in my fridge. emoticon Next time!

Report Inappropriate Comment
ARTJAC 4/17/2014 12:34AM

    emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
2HAMSDIET 4/16/2014 11:11PM

    emoticon husband isn't a big parsley fan...

Report Inappropriate Comment
JTREMBATH 4/16/2014 10:17PM

    Sounds Good.

Report Inappropriate Comment
VK2Z10 4/16/2014 4:41PM

    sounds interesting

Report Inappropriate Comment
FRAN0426 4/16/2014 4:33PM

    Wow this sounds good, thanks for sharing

Report Inappropriate Comment
DONNABRIGHT 4/16/2014 3:30PM

    Sounds yummy!

Report Inappropriate Comment
WENDYSPARKS 4/16/2014 2:54PM

    emoticon YUM!!!!!!

Report Inappropriate Comment
HEIDIC75 4/16/2014 1:30PM

    This looks so good !!!! I am going to try it ...Thanks for sharing

Report Inappropriate Comment
JITZUROE 4/16/2014 12:32PM

    This sounds soooo yummy! I wonder if I can use almond milk?

Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post


Log in to post a comment.