Cool Cucumber Soup Recipe

RECIPIE: Cool Cucumber Soup

Cool Cucumber Soup

Makes 1 Quart

4 Medium Cucumbers ~ Peeled, De-seeded & Chopped
1 Clove Garlic ~ Minced
1/2 Small Jalapeno ~ Roasted, Peeled, De-seeded & Chopped (More if you like)
Juice of 1/2 Lemon
Juice of 1/2 Lime
1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Tsp. Maine Sea Salt
1/2 Tsp. White Pepper
1 Red Bell Pepper ~ Roasted, Peeled, De-seeded & Julienned
1 Tsp. Fresh Cilantro

Place cucumbers, garlic, jalapeno, lemon and lime juice, into a blender or food processor and puree until smooth.  Add extra virgin olive oil and sufficient water and blend until it reaches a soup consistency.  This may require 1/2 a cup or more of water.  Add sea salt and white pepper and blend to incorporate.  Refrigerate for at least one hour to allow flavors to mingle.  Prior to serving, briefly process in blender, pour into bowls, and top with julienned red pepper and minced cilantro.