Spiked cucumber soup √
Note: From Florence Fabricant.
• 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and chopped, plus 4 peeled, seeded cucumber spears, for garnish
• 1/2 ripe Hass avocado, peeled and chopped
• Juice of 2 limes
• 1 c. gin, preferably Hendrick's
• Pinch of salt
Place chopped cucumbers, avocado, lime juice, gin and salt in a blender and process until smooth.
Transfer to a large cocktail shaker, shake with ice, then strain into 4 wine goblets. (This can be done in 2 batches, if necessary.) Garnish each with a cucumber spear.
Nutrition information per serving:
Calories 160 Fat 2 g Sodium 35 mg
Carbohydrates 4 g Saturated fat 0 g Calcium 10 mg
Protein 0 g Cholesterol 0 mg Dietary fiber 1 g
Diabetic exchanges per serving: None.