Recipe for Creamy Cold Cucumber Soup with Raspberry Sherbet

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One summer, my husband and I visited Montreal where we had an amazing cucumber soup with a spoonful of raspberry sherbet in the middle.  I’ve been making this soup every summer since then.  It’s a wonderful meal on a hot day.

Recipe for Creamy Cold Cucumber Soup with Raspberry Sherbet

Ingredients

6 Small Cucumbers (peeled, seeded and chopped into large pieces – reserve 1/3 of a cucumber diced)
1 Avocado (peeled and pitted)
1/4 cup Fresh Cilantro Leaves
1 1/4 cup Plain Lowfat Yogurt
1 cup Water
1 Small Lime (squeezed)
Salt and Pepper to Taste
Raspberry Gelato or Sherbet (if desired)

Put cucumbers, avocado, cilantro leaves, yogurt, water and lime juice in a food processor.  Puree.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  Add the reserved cucumber and stir.  Refrigerate for at least an hour.

Serve soup in bowls with a dollop of Raspberry Sherbet or Gelato if desired.

Bon appetit!

Mama Lisa

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