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Creamy Cucumber
Soup

Delicious soup with summer flavours served hot for those cold winter days... spice it up with our Crunchy Cucumber Salsa.

Recipe Type: Soup Recipe Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients

Seedless Cucumber
  • 1 1/2 large Ontario Greenhouse Seedless Cucumbers, diced, should yield 5 1/2 cups
  • 1 medium cooking onion, chopped (about 1 cup (240 mL))
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) finely diced fresh jalapeño (1 whole)
  • 5 tbsp (75 mL) butter
  • 3 3/4 cups (900 mL) good quality chicken stock (vegetable stock for a vegetarian option)
  • 1 1/2 tsp (8 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 1/2 cup (120 mL) whipping cream

Instructions

  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, jalapeño and stir until onions are translucent. Add diced cucumber and continue cooking for an additional 5 minutes.
  2. Pour in stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for approximately 20 minutes covered until the cucumber is soft.
  3. Puree the soup in batches in a blender (or use a hand held blender right in the saucepan).
  4. Return pureed soup back in the saucepan and add cream. Heat over low heat. Taste and season with salt and pepper.