Cucumber and Potato Soup

Course : Cucumbers
Serves: 4
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4 medium cucumbers
4 medium potatoes -- peeled and diced
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups water
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup cream
1/2 cup milk
1 medium green onion -- minced
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill

Preparation / Directions:

Peel the cucumber and slice it lengthwise. Scoop out seeds with a spoon and discard. Dice cucumber. In a heavy 2 1/2-quart saucepan boil potatoes in salted water until the potatoes are very soft. Pour potatoes and cooking liquid into a sieve or food mill set over a large bowl. Force potatoes through. Return to the saucepan. Stir in pepper, cream, milk, grated onion and the cucumber. Simmer gently about 5 minutes or until the cucumber is tender. Add dill and season to taste. Serve hot.


Nutritional Information:

1206 Calories (kcal); 66g Total Fat; (47% calories from fat); 29g Protein; 136g Carbohydrate; 226mg Cholesterol; 2350mg Sodium

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