This delicious chilled cucumber soup is super detoxifying, and is a perfect light summer dinner for those balmy nights. The pine nuts add some bulk and healthy fats, giving the soup a super yummy consistency. Due to the high water content of cucumbers, this soup is also amazing for beauty, hydrating skin, and weight loss!
Chilled Cucumber Soup with Mint
Cooking time: 10 minutes
3 cucumbers, peeled and chopped
1 lemon, peeled and cut into wedges
1/4 cup pine nuts
2 cups pure water
1/4 cup mint leaves, roughly chopped
2 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped
1 teaspoon sea salt
2 tablespoons olive oil
Blend everything except fresh mint together until smooth — about 3 minutes in a high-speed blender. Add mint and blend for 15 seconds. Garnish with as extra drizzle of olive oil and a sprig of mint or dill. Serve chilled with some rye toast.