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Iced cucumber soup #2

Preparation time: 15 minutes, plus chilling,
Cooking time: 15-20 minutes,
Calories: 203 per portion

ingredients

serves 4
25 g (1 oz) butter
1 cucumber, chopped
2 shallots, chopped
450 ml (3/4 pint) semi-skimmed milk
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 bay leaf
salt and pepper
1 tablespoon chopped mint
1 tablespoon chopped chives
250 g (9 oz) prawns
5 tablespoons natural low-fat yogurt
3 tablespoons smetana

for the garnish

mint sprigs
cucumber slices
peeled prawns

method

1. Melt the butter in a saucepan, add the cucumber and shallots, cover and cook gently for 5 minutes, until softened but not brown.

2. Add the milk, garlic, bay leaf, and salt and pepper to taste, and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove the bay leaf. Pour the soup into a liquidizer or food processor and work until smooth.

3. Pour into a soup tureen and stir in the herbs, prawns, yogurt and smetana. Chill for 2 hours.

5. Garnish with mint, cucumber slices and prawns to serve.

Follow this quite rich soup Smetana gives a smooth with a low-calorie main texture to this soup,
Cooking the vegetables in butter makes the soup taste better than using any other fat or oil

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