Cold Cucumber and Mint Soup
This refreshing cold cucumber and mint soup can be used as a starter or served in small lovely glasses and be served as part of canapés and on platters. With the summer in sight, cool, refreshing food must be kept in mind to enjoy on hot summers days and in the festive season. Whether you are enjoying lazy days at the pool, or going on a beach vacation with some special festive days to cater for, this is a delicious, quick and easy alternative to make.
This cold cucumber and mint soup is perfect for your Christmas Table Starter and the green colour beautiful to celebrate the green Christmas theme.
This is also a great recipe for all the benefits of the mint: If you live in the Cape Winelands, support St Omer Nursery for their lovely selection of mint plants: ie : garden mint, spear mint, pepper mint, etc.
The benefits of mint in this cold cucumber and mint soup include:
Improves oral health,
Helps prevent cancer,
Quick and effective remedy for nausea,
Clears congestion of nose, throat and lungs,
Good for weigh less and skin care,
Cure allergies of hay fever, and many more.
With mint you can also make delicious ice-cream. See my basic vanilla ice-cream and add chopped mint to it: garden mint or chocolate mint. This recipe is also perfect for detoxing the body.
Make mint ice tea or mint waters for your guests at your restaurants.
Mint is also used in balms, oils, teas and candy.
Serves: 4 Prep time: 20 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Ready in: 20 Minutes
Nutrition: Calories 57 Carbs: 9.3g Protein: 3.6g Fat: 0.7g