Chilled cucumber soup

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    1 hour 10 min

    This is a variation of gazpacho that uses cucumbers instead of tomatoes. If you have organic unsprayed cucumbers, you can leave them unpeeled for a brighter colour.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 4 

    • 2 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded and diced
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
    • 2 to 3 tablespoons lemon juice
    • 1 teaspoon demerara cane sugar
    • 1 small handful mint leaves
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 100g feta cheese, crumbled

    Method
    Prep:10min  ›  Extra time:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr10min 

    1. In a blender, combine cucumbers, garlic, cayenne, lemon juice, sugar and mint. Pulse to a puree. If necessary add water until soup is desired consistency.
    2. Season with salt and pepper and chill for 1 hour in the fridge. When serving, sprinkle with crumbled feta.

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