Total Time: 10mns
This is a very fresh soup, especially good served in warmer weather. The Live yoghurt provides lots of good bacteria for the digestive system. Being 96% water, cucumbers are great for keeping you hydrated and cool; They are also a good source of many vitamins such as A, B and C.
2 small cucumbers grated
150g low-fat natural Live yoghurt
2-3 tablespoons freshly chopped mint
50g very small fresh peas or cooked frozen peas
100ml good vegetable stock
Freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
A little Paprika spice
A few sprigs of fresh mint
- Mix the grated cucumber with the yoghurt, mint and peas in a large bowl and stir in the stock. Season with black pepper.
- Chill in the fridge for as long as you can before serving.
- Serve garnished with a little paprika pepper sprinkled on top and a few sprigs of fresh mint.
Tip: You can also blend all the ingredients in step one for a smooth creamy soup! Serve with wholewheat croutons if desired.
Source: The Optimum Nutrition Cookbook