Martha Washington's Cucumber Soup

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Parboil the cucumber slices for 10 minutes.
  • While doing this, put the chicken stock in a kettle and let it simmer.
  • Drain the cucumber slices and add them to the chicken stock.
  • Add the slice of onion.
  • Cook until the cucumbers and onion are soft.
  • Remove vegetables from the kettle and press through a strainer.
  • Put back into the chicken stock. Now blend the butter and the flour.
  • Add this to the soup to thicken, strirring continuously.
  • Season with the salt and pepper.
  • Lastly, stir in the hot milk.
  • Strain and serve while piping hot.
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