Indulge in a dish that not only tantalizes your taste buds but also boosts your immune system with our flavorful Cucumber Yogurt Soup recipe. Harnessing the power of probiotics from yogurt and the immune-boosting properties of garlic, this soup offers a delicious and nutritious way to support your well-being.

Cold cucumber soup with yogurt
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  • 2 large cucumbers (about 1 1/2 pounds total)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion (white, red, or green)
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Pinch black pepper

1. Prepare the cucumbers, onion, and dill.

Remove the peel and seeds from the cucumbers, then roughly chop them. Proceed to chop the onion and dill into small pieces.

2. Blend.

Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend until the mixture is completely smooth. Taste and adjust the seasonings as necessary, adding more salt and pepper if desired. You can prepare this ahead of time and refrigerate it.

3. Chill the soup.

Place the mixture in a container and refrigerate until it is thoroughly chilled.

4. Serve.

Serve the soup in bowls and adorn it with a gentle drizzle of olive oil and a sprinkle of dill.

Indulge in the refreshing and immune-boosting flavors of this Cucumber Yogurt Soup, perfect for any time of year. With probiotics from yogurt aiding in gut health and the immune-supporting properties of garlic, each spoonful offers a nourishing experience for your body and taste buds. Whether enjoyed as a light lunch or a refreshing appetizer, this soup is sure to become a favorite in your culinary repertoire. Cheers to good health and delicious meals!