Cucumber Soup
Cucumber Soup

Cucumber Soup

3 c. chicken broth

1 med. onion sliced

1 tbsp. corn oil

3 med. peeled and diced cucumbers

1 tsp. corn starch

1/4 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp. pepper

1/2 tsp. sweet basil

1/2 tsp. beaumonde

1 tsp. lemon juice

1/4 c. dry vermouth

1 tbsp. sour cream

chives to garnish

Saute onions in oil, 5 minutes, add the diced cucumbers. Blend corn starch with some cold chicken broth, add to cucumbers and add rest of broth. Add salt, pepper, basil and beaumonde. Bring to boil, simmer for 25 minutes. Put in blender, blend and add lemon juice, sour cream. When blended add vermouth. Chill. Can be made several days ahead. When serving, garnish with chives. CEE AAC Phoenix Country Club

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