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Creamy Cucumber Soup

Mild silken tofu absorbs the flavors of foods it’s paired with, making it the perfect base for this cold soup laced with fresh dill and green onions. Pack the soup into a 1-quart, wide-mouthed thermos and serve in paper cups.  …

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Mild silken tofu absorbs the flavors of foods it’s paired with, making it the perfect base for this cold soup laced with fresh dill and green onions. Pack the soup into a 1-quart, wide-mouthed thermos and serve in paper cups.  

Servings
4

Ingredients

  • 2 medium-size cucumbers, peeled (about 1 lb.)
  • 1 1/3 cups firm silken tofu, drained (about 10 oz.)
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs. chopped fresh dill
  • 6 green onions, chopped (about 1/3 cup)

Preparation

1. Grate half of 1 cucumber into large bowl. Coarsely chop all remaining cucumber.

2. Purée chopped cucumber, tofu, lemon juice, dill and 1/4 cup water until smooth in blender or food processor.

3. Add tofu mixture and green onions to grated cucumber, and stir to combine. Cover and chill 1 to 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 59
  • Carbohydrate Content 5 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 2 g
  • Fiber Content 1 g
  • Protein Content 5 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 321 mg
  • Sugar Content 3 g