Creamy Cucumber Soup

Creamy Cucumber Soup
Photo by James Carrier

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup thinly sliced onion (4 oz.)
  • 1 English cucumber (about 12 oz.), rinsed, or regular cucumber, peeled and seeded
  • About ½ teaspoon salt
  • About 2 ½ cups fat-skimmed chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup thickly sliced celery (about 2 stalks; 5 oz.)
  • About ¾ cup crème fraîche or sour cream
  • + 5 more ingredients
    • 1 pound White Rose or Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
    • ¼ cup coarsely chopped parsley
    • About 1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
    • ½ teaspoon fresh thyme leaves or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1 green onion, rinsed, ends trimmed, coarsely chopped

1. Combine 2 1/2 cups broth, potatoes, onion, celery, parsley, green onion, thyme, and butter in a 5- to 6-quart pan; cover and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, until potatoes mash easily with a fork, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove fr...

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Variations on Creamy Cucumber Soup

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