Cold Cucumber and Mint Soup

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 canapé’s 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. This is the ideal starter for your Christmas table, followed by a Traditional Roast Chicken or Roast Lamb for mains. 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.

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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

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4 cucumbers, peeled and seeded
½ - 1 garlic clove
1 cup double cream Greek style yogurt
2 Tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
¼ cup water, 2 sprigs spring onions, chopped
¾ cup fresh garden mint
salt and pepper to taste
Place everything in a blender and blend until smooth.
Serve in beautiful glass bowls at your Christmas table or in glasses on a canape table.
Garnish with a fresh mint leave, garlic oil and fresh radish slices.
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