Cold Cucumber SoupUser Submitted Recipe
Cool as a Cucumber to Beat the Summer Heat
1/2 large English Cucumber, washed with skin on
4-6 ice cubes
1/8 C Lime juice
1 clove garlic peeled
1 Tbsp. Chili paste
several stems watercress (washed & torn into pieces)
1 C Greek Yogurt
handful feta cheese crumbles (garnish)
1 tsp. sweet & sour sauce (garnish)
Combine cucumber, lime juice, ice cubes, chili paste, garlic & watercress into Cuisinart food processor and puree until looks like green smoothie.
Add Greek yogurt and 1/2 to one full Avocado (peeled and pit removed)
Blend just until creamy.
Serve into chilled bowls, garnish with Feta cheese and lightly swirled sweet & sour sauce.
Recommended serve immediately.
Great with Crusty Bread and Summer Drink of choice
Calories 476 per serving. 335 if 1/2 Avocado used FAT 33.1g 19.8g if only 1/2 Avocado used Sat Fat 7.1 5.3 (if 1/2 Avocado) Cholesterol 26 mg Sodium 551.1g Carbs 35.2g 27.7g (1/2 Avocado used) Dietary Fiber 13.3 7.2 g (1/2 Avocado) Sugars 12.1g 11.8 (1/2 Avocado) Protein 26.3g Calcium 306.8 295.6 (1/2 Avocado) Potassium 1239.3mg 800.9