Prep 25 mins
Cook 25 mins
This is a summery soup that can be served either hot or cold. Posted for safe-keeping and adapted from "Everyday with Rachael Ray", August 2009.
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 lb potato, peeled and diced
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 1 1⁄2 cups water
- 1 lb cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped
- 1⁄4 cup heavy cream
- 1 ear of corn, husked
- 1⁄2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
- salt & freshly ground black pepper
- In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat and cook onions until they begin to soften, about 5 minutes.
- Add potatoes, chicken broth, and water; cover and simmer until potatoes are tender, about 15 minutes.
- Working in batches, puree potato mixture with cucumbers and return to pot.
- Stir in cream.
- Meanwhile, heat a heavy skillet over medium high heat, and add the corn and cook until golden.
- Scrape corn from cob and add to soup.
- Stir in parsley, salt and pepper.
- If desired, chill soup in refrigerator before serving.
A very tasty soup. I followed the recipe as written, but I used 4 cups of my own turkey stock instead of the chicken stock and water. My turkey stock isn't very strong, so I was pretty generous with the salt. A good way to use up cucumbers!