Cream of Cucumber Soup
Comments: Preparation time : approximately 40 minutes
Cooking time : 1 hour
IngredientsPreparation
  • 1 large cucumber
  • 3 tablespoons [45 g] butter
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • Handful of spinach leaves, chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 cups [1 L] broth
  • 1 cup [250 mL] cream
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Peel and cut cucumber into 4 wedges.
  • Remove seeds; thinly slice cucumber.
  • Arrange cucumber slices onto a plate; sprinkle with salt and set aside for 30 minutes.
  • Water will come out.
  • Melt butter into a casserole, add drained cucumber slices, chopped onion, chopped spinach and bay leaf; salt and pepper.
  • Cover; melt together all ingredients, without browning.
  • Pour in broth; simmer for 1 hour, over low heat.
  • Pour through a sieve, into a clean casserole.
  • Into a bowl, beat together cream and egg yolk.
  • Pour soup into a serving bowl, along with cream/egg yolk mixture.