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Chilled Cucumber Yogurt Soup

Chilled Cucumber Yogurt Soup
Chilled Cucumber Yogurt Soup
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Author: Saveur
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • For the ice cubes:
  • 6 tbsp. mint leaves, cut into chiffonade
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • For the soup:
  • 6 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and diced (about 3 ½ cups)
  • 2 ½ cup plain Greek-style strained yogurt
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup mint leaves
  • 4 tbsp. chives, roughly chopped
  • 4 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp. salt
Instructions
  1. Make the ice cubes:
  2. Divide the mint, lemon juice, and salt among 4 cubes of an ice cube tray. Top off with cold water and freeze.
  3. Make the soup:
  4. In a blender, combine the cucumber, yogurt, lemon juice, mint, chives, olive oil, and salt.
  5. Blend until completely smooth.
  6. Adjust seasonings if necessary.
  7. Portion soup into individual bowls.
  8. Top each with a lemon-mint ice cube.