Diabetic Cooking

Soups & Stews

Chilled Cucumber Soup

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Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • Sprigs fresh dill (optional)

Directions

Place cucumber in food processor; process until finely chopped. Add sour cream, 1/4 cup dill, salt, and white pepper, if desired; process until fairly smooth.

Transfer mixture to large bowl; stir in broth. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours. Ladle into shallow bowls; garnish with dill sprigs.

Vegan Variation: Substitute dairy-free sour cream for regular. Use only vegetable broth.

Yield: 4 servings. Serving size: 3/4 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 67, Carbohydrates: 6 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 4 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 13 mg, Sodium: 236 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 Fat, 1 Vegetable.


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