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Cucumber Soup with Lemongrass and Spinach

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Category: Soups, Low Calorie

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tb Unsalted butter
  • 2 Ribs celery, strings removed
  • - with a vegetable peeler,
  • - chopped
  • 1 sm Onion, minced
  • 2 Stalks fresh lemongrass,
  • - tender inside only, minced
  • 2 md Cucumbers, peeled, seeded,
  • - chopped
  • 2 c Chicken stock or broth
  • 1 1/2 c Spinach leaves
  • 1/4 c Fresh cilantro leaves
  • 3 tb Whipping cream, if desired
  • Salt, pepper to taste


Preparation time: 15 minutes. Cooking time: 25 minutes. Yield: 5 cups. 1.
Melt butter in a large saucepan. Add celery, onion and lemongrass. Cook
gently until onion is tender, 15 minutes. Add cucumbers and stock. Heat to
a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer until cucumber is tender, 10 minutes.
2. Strain solids from liquid, reserving both. Puree solids with spinach
and cilantro in a blender or food processor. Add reserved liquid, cream,
salt and pepper; mix until smooth. Serve warm or chilled.

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