Recipes

No-Cook Blender Soup: Chilled Cucumber Soup with Greek Yogurt and Herbs

by Clinton Kelly 11:54 AM, May 5, 2017

Aired July 27, 2017

Serves 6 as an appetizer
Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more to drizzle
4 Kirby cucumbers, peeled and seeded
1 clove garlic, peeled and roughly chopped
1 cup Greek Yogurt
Juice of 1/2 lemon, plus more to taste
2 teaspoons fresh dill (2 to 3 sprigs, leaves only) plus a few small sprigs to garnish
2 tsp. Fresh Mint (4-5 Leaves) plus a few small sprigs to garnish
Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper

Preparation

Cut the cucumbers into large chunks; reserve one piece and set aside. Add the rest of the cucumber to the blender.
 
Add the remaining ingredients to the blender and season with salt and pepper. Purée until completely smooth. Chill for at least an hour.
 
Dice the reserved piece of cucumber. Pour into serving vessels and garnish with some of the diced cucumber, a drizzle of oil, sprig of dill and sprig of mint.


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