Chilled Cucumber and Green Apple Soup with Cilantro Recipe
Chilled Cucumber and Green Apple Soup with Cilantro
Total time: 1hr to 2hr
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Refrigeration time: 1 hour
Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note

On a sizzling summer day, place the chilled soup into the freezer and let it freeze to the consistency of a granita.

For a dinner party, spike it with a splash of vodka.

If you don’t like cilantro, replace it with mint.

Ingredients for 4 servings
- 1 cucumber
- 5 Granny Smith apples
- 4 green onions
- Juice of 1 lime
- 80 ml (1/3 cup) extra-virgin olive oil
- 8 sprigs of fresh cilantro
- 2 sprigs of dill
- Salt and black pepper
- 4 tbsp. sour cream
  1. Peel and quarter the apples. Remove the stems, cores and seeds. 
  2. Peel the cucumbers and slice them thickly.
  3. Liquefy all the ingredients except the sour cream in a blender.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Refrigerate the soup for at least 1 hour. Garnish each serving with a spoonful of sour cream.
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