Classic Comfort: Old Cucumber Soup Recipe

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Classic Old Cucumber Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

– 1 old cucumber
– 1 medium-sized carrot
– 1 small onion
– 3 cloves of garlic
– 4 cups of chicken or vegetable broth
– Salt and pepper to taste
– 1 tablespoon of olive oil
– Fresh herbs for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

1. Peel and remove the seeds from the old cucumber. Cut it into small cubes.
2. Peel and chop the carrot, onion, and garlic.
3. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add chopped onion and garlic, sauté until fragrant.
4. Add in the chopped old cucumber and carrot, cook for a few minutes until slightly softened.
5. Pour in the chicken or vegetable broth, bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes.
6. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
7. Serve hot, garnished with fresh herbs if desired.

Spicy Old Cucumber Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

Old Cucumber Soup
Old Cucumber Soup

– 1 old cucumber
– 1 red chili
– 1 small onion
– 3 cloves of garlic
– 4 cups of chicken or vegetable broth
– 1 tablespoon of curry powder
– Salt and pepper to taste
– 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
– Fresh cilantro for garnish

Instructions:

1. Prepare the old cucumber by peeling and removing the seeds, then cut into small pieces.
2. Chop the red chili, onion, and garlic.
3. Heat coconut oil in a pot over medium heat. Add chopped onion, garlic, and red chili, sauté until fragrant.
4. Add in the chopped old cucumber, curry powder, and broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes.
5. Blend the soup until smooth using an immersion blender. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
6. Serve hot, garnished with fresh cilantro.

Creamy Old Cucumber Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

– 1 old cucumber
– 1 potato
– 1 small leek
– 3 cloves of garlic
– 4 cups of chicken or vegetable broth
– 1/2 cup of heavy cream
– Salt and pepper to taste
– 2 tablespoons of butter
– Chopped chives for garnish

Instructions:

1. Peel and chop the old cucumber, potato, leek, and garlic.
2. Melt butter in a pot over medium heat. Add chopped leek and garlic, sauté until softened.
3. Add in the chopped old cucumber, potato, and broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes.
4. Blend the soup until smooth using an immersion blender. Stir in heavy cream and season with salt and pepper.
5. Serve hot, garnished with chopped chives.