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Danish-Style Cucumber Soup

No recipe image available.A cool, creamy and refreshing cucumber soup with leeks, fresh lemon juice and dillweed.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced
1 leek rib, cleaned and thinly sliced
2 bay leaves
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
3 cups chicken broth
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and grated
1 cup heavy cream
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon fresh dillweed

Cooking Directions:

  1. Sauté thinly sliced cucumbers, thinly sliced leek rib, and bay leaves in butter until tender. Stir in flour and salt. Cook for 1 minute, or until bubbly, stirring constantly.
  2. Gradually stir in chicken broth then simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the bay leaf, then process in a blender until smooth. Chill.
  3. Just before serving, stir in grated cucumber, cream, lemon juice, and fresh dillweed.

Makes 6 servings.