Gurken Und Kartoffelsuppe (Cucumber And Potato Soup)

Course : German
Serves: 4
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1 medium cucumber
1 cup cream -- heavy
4 medium potatoes peel and dice
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon salt
1 medium green onion -- grated
2 cups water -- cold
1 teaspoon dillweed -- dried or
1/4 teaspoon pepper -- white
1 tablespoon fresh dill -- chopped

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.

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