Chilled Cream of Cucumber Soup

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READY IN: 4hrs 45mins
Recipe by SmilinJenE

Cook time is chill time. This is a good make-ahead summer soup that is cool and refreshing - especially for those hot Florida summers. Even those that don't care for cold soup usually enjoy this!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion in butter until tender.
  2. Slice 1/3 cup cucumbers; refrigerate.
  3. Chop the remaining cucumbers and add to onion mixture.
  4. Add the broth, dill, vinegar, and salt; bring to a boil.
  5. Gradually add farina, stirring constantly.
  6. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  7. Cool slightly.
  8. In a blender or food processor, process soup in batches until pureed.
  9. Pour into a container; refrigerate until chilled (about 4 hours).
  10. Just before serving, whisk in 1/2 c. sour cream
  11. Garnish each serving with reserved cucumber slices and 1 T sour cream.

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