Chilled Cucumber Soup

Chilled Cucumber Soup

On a warm summer evening this recipe from Everyday Wholesome Soup by Kim Wilson will help cool you down and fill you up at the same time.
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Ingredients

¾ cup sunflower seeds
2 large cucumbers, peeled (about 3 cups chopped)
…” cup water
Juice of 1 lemon (¼ cup) or more
½ clove garlic
1 tsp. onion powder
¼ tsp. ground mustard
3-4 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp. dried dill weed
Optional: 1 Tbsp. tahini
Optional: ½ tsp. salt or to taste

Directions

1. Presoak sunflower seeds for at least 2 hours
2. Drain sunflower seeds and combine with the rest of the ingredients (except for olive oil and dill) in a blender.
3. Process until smooth.
4. Gently blend (or stir) in oil and dill.
5. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.
6. Variation: Leave out the water and this same recipe makes a nice salad dressing.

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