Summer cucumber and feta soup recipe

  • Serves 6
  • 12 mins to prepare
  • 134 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Peel and finally grate the cucumbers. Then cut the lemon into two and juice both halves. Wash and dry the basil leaves and chop most of the basil, keeping some whole leaves for garnishing.

Finely chop the feta cheese.

Toast the pine nuts in a dry frying pan for 2 minutes, being careful not to burn. Remove from heat.

In a bowl mix the cucumber, feta, lemon juice and chopped basil. Salt and pepper to taste and then use a hand blender to blend into a thick soup.

Pour into serving cups/dishes, garnish with a generous sprinkling of toasted pine nuts and raisins, a few basil leaves, some fresh black pepper and serve.



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  • Ingredients

  • 3 cucumbers
  • 50g pine nuts
  • 50g raisins
  • 60g Feta cheese
  • 1 lemon
  • For the coconut rice

  • 7.5ml (1/2tbsp) olive oil
  • 1 large sprig fresh basil
  • salt
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  • Energy 555kj 134kcal 7%
  • Fat 9g 13%
  • Saturates 2g 10%
  • Sugars 9g 10%
  • Salt 0.6g 9%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 9.1g Protein 4.2g Fibre 2.2g


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