Total Time
2hrs
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Cooked cucumber is a very unusual item in any recipe, but this really will bring accolades and is good for the hot summer months or a first course any time. This scales up or down easily.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Simmer 1st 6 ingredients in covered pot until soft, 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Add next 3 ingredients and hard simmer for 1 hour.
  3. Cool and blend (in batches) until very smooth.
  4. Add next 5 ingredients, mix well and chill 2 to 24 hours.
  5. Serve with 1 rounded tbs sour cream in center of soup bowl.
  6. Decorate with oval cucumber slice or twisted slice of lemon or mint leaves.

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