Cold Cream of Cucumber Soup

Recipe by Mirj2338
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READY IN: 4hrs 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring the vegetable broth to the boil.
  • Chop 4 of the cucumbers coarsely.
  • Thinly slice the fifth, and set the slices aside.
  • Add the chopped cucumbers, potato, leeks, shallot and garlic to the boiling broth, and cook until tender, about 45 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and blend.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste, and cool.
  • Refrigerate for several hours, until well chilled.
  • To serve, pour the chilled soup into a soup tureen, add the sliced cucumbers and chopped chives.
  • Spoon the sour cream or yogurt on top, or serve it separately at the table.
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