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Chilled Cucumber And Bell Pepper Soup

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Soup
Serves: 2 people

Recipe Ingredients

10   Garlic - minced and mashed
  Paste with 1/4t salt
  Enough homemade-type white - bread, crusts remove
  Torn into sm. Pieces - to measure 1/2 cup
1 tablespoon 15mlWhite-wine vinegar
2 teaspoons 10mlOlive oil
8 oz 227gLow-fat yogurt
1 cup 16g / 0.6ozPacked watercress sprigs - rinsed and spun dry
1   Cucumber - peel/seed/chop fine
3 tablespoons 45mlMinced scallion
  Tabasco to taste
  Croutons as accompaniment

Recipe Instructions

In a blender blend the garlic paste with the bread, the vinegar, the oil, the yogurt, the watercress, and salt and black pepper to taste until the mixture is smooth. Stir in the cucumber, the bell pepper, the scallion, and the Tabasco; chill the soup for 20 minutes, and serve it with the croutons.

Cooking Light, June 1995, page 74


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