Cold Cucumber Soup

Cold Cucumber Soup

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 c
    leeks, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c
    onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 c
    celery, finely chopped
  • 3
    cucumbers peeled and sliced
  • ·
    butter
  • 1/4 c
    sherry
  • 2 c
    chicken stock
  • ·
    roux, see directions below
  • pinch
    salt
  • pinch
    pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    sesame seeds
  • 1/4 tsp
    dry mustard
  • 1/4 tsp
    thyme
  • 1/4 tsp
    chervil
  • 1 pt
    light cream
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice

How to Make Cold Cucumber Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Saute the leeks, onions, celery, and cucumbers in butter.
  2. Add sherry, chicken stock and seasonings and let cook 20 minutes.
  3. Add roux* to thicken and then add light cream; cook 15 minutes and cool.
  4. Add the orange juice and serve cold.
  5. *Roux-Mixture of melted butter and flour used to thicken soups and sauces

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About Cold Cucumber Soup

Course/Dish: Cream Soups
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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