Chilled cucumber and herb soup

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SmartPoints value per serving
Total Time
2hr 30 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Fresh herbs, cucumber and low fat soft cheese give this light chilled soup its lovely texture and flavour.

Ingredients

Spring Onions

8 medium, , finely chopped

Fresh Vegetable Stock

700 ml

Parsley, fresh

20 g

Chives, Fresh

20 g

Thyme, Fresh

1 tablespoons, lemon thyme

Cucumber

½ individual

Low Fat Soft Cheese

100 g

Skimmed Milk

200 ml, , chilled

Black pepper

1 g, , freshly ground

Instructions

  1. Put the spring onions and stock into a saucepan. Heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat.
  2. Reserve a few herbs and 8 thin slices of cucumber for garnish, then add the rest to the saucepan with the soft cheese and milk. Blend with a hand-held stick blender, or transfer to a liquidizer and blend until smooth. Cover and chill for several hours, or overnight.
  3. Serve the soup, garnishing each portion with 2 slices of cucumber and the reserved herbs.

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