Saturday, August 9, 2014

Chilled Cucumber Soup with Watermelon Salsa

Chilled Cucumber Soup
Serves 2-3
1 english cucumber, skin on
1 avocado
1 bunch scallions, green parts only
1 handful cilantro, stems and leaves
1/2 jalapeno, seeds removed
juice of 1 lime
salt, to taste
cold water to thin out soup to desired consistency

In a blender combine all of the ingredients and blend until smooth. Taste and season with more salt if necessary.

Watermelon Salsa
1 cup yellow corn kernals
1 cup watermelon, small dice
1/2 cup minced radishes
2 tbl cilantro leaves
salt, to taste

On a small grill pan or grill top, cook the corn kernals until lightly charred. Combine with the remaining ingredients and sprinkle with salt. Top on soup and enjoy.

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