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Chilled Cucumber Yogurt Soup

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 4 large seedless cucumbers (about 1 lb each)
  • 1 1/2 quarts low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 cup fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Optional garnishes:
    - smoked salmon, diced
    - cucumber, sliced thin
    - radishes, sliced
    - rye bread croutons
    - fresh dill

Preparation:
1. Peel cucumbers and cut into chunks.
2. Place in food processor and process until pureed.
3. Transfer mixture to large bowl.
4. Add yogurt, dill, garlic and seasoning; stir until blended.
5. Chill until served.

Yield:
12 servings

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 97 calories, 7 g protein, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 1 g fiber, 25% Daily Value of calcium, 476 mg sodium.

SOURCE: National Dairy Council.

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Last Editorial Review: 2/14/2006




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