Chilled Cucumber Lemon Soup


    Cucumbers act as a gentle diuretic and help strengthen your connective tissue, which is good news for your body – and great news for your feet.  Try this refreshing cucumber soup.


    • 5 large cucumbers, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint
    • 1/4 cup chopped scallions, (2 scallions)
    • 1/4 cup lemon juice
    • 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 2 cups crushed ice
    • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

    Combine cucumbers, mint, scallions, lemon juice, zest and sugar in a food processor: blend until smooth. Then add in the crushed ice and blend again. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately in chilled bowls.

    Serves 2

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