Photo: Bowl of Chilled Cucumber Soup

Chilled Cucumber Soup

Cucumbers are a classic detoxing ingredient. It’s naturally hydrating and akalizing properties are great for your skin, hair, and kidneys.

Yield: 
4 Small Servings

Updated: Tue, 04/03/2018 - 9:49pm

Ingredients: 
  • 3 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and roughly chopped
  • 1 pear, cored and quartered
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon chili oil (optional)
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves or basil leaves
  • ¼ cup diced green onions
  • 1 avocado, seeded
  • ¼ - ½ cup water (optional)
  • 1 cucumber, diced
  • Hemp seeds (optional)
  • Olive oil (optional)
Instructions: 
  1. Combine chopped cucumbers, pears, lemon juice, apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper, chili oil, fresh herbs, and green onions in a blender. Scoop out the flesh of the avocado and add to the blender as well.
  2. Blend mixture until smooth. Add water if needed in order to achieve a creamy consistency.
  3. Pour soup into a large bowl, cover, and let chill in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes up to overnight. When ready to serve, pour soup into 4 serving bowls. Garnish soups with diced cucumbers, a sprinkle of hemp seeds and a drizzle of olive oil. Enjoy!