Cold Cucumber Soup Recipe

Step 1

Saute the leeks, onions, celery, and cucumbers in butter. Add sherry, chicken stock and seasonings and let cook 20 minutes. Add roux* to thicken and then add light cream. Cook 15 minutes and cool. Add the orange juice and serve cold.

* Roux-Mixture of melted butter and flour used to thicken soups and sauces

Things You'll Need

  • 1/4c Leeks, chopped fine
  • 1/4c Onion, chopped fine
  • 1/4c Celery, chopped fine
  • 3 Cucumbers, peeled, seeded,
  • And chopped
  • Butter
  • 1/4c Sherry
  • 2c Chicken stock
  • Roux*
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Pinch of sesame seeds, dry
  • Mustard, thyme, chervil
  • 1pt Light cream
  • 1/4c Orange juice

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