Friday, March 30, 2012

Creamy Cucumber Soup

serves 2 ~ $.77 per serving

  • 1 cucumber ($.60)
  • 1 avocado ($.78)
  • 1/2 medium onion ($.05)
  • 1 clove garlic, pressed
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil ($.10)
  • 1 cup water for blending
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • red pepper flakes

Finely dice a 2 inch piece of cucumber and set aside for later. 
In a blender, puree rest of the cucumber, avocado, 1/4 of the onion, garlic, and olive oil. Chop the cucumber and avocado first to make blending easier. 
Add the water as needed for blending. 
Let this blend for a minute or two, to get really creamy. 
Salt and pepper to taste. 
Top with a bit of the reserved diced cucumber and onion. 
Sprinkle with red pepper flakes and add a small drizzle of olive oil, if desired. 

nutritional information:      calories: 292      fat: 29 gr      carbs: 12 gr       protein: 3 g


  1. This looks so good and refreshing! I love the combination of cucumbers and avocados.

  2. avocado and cucumbers- wow. I'm sure it's delicious!

  3. I am so so glad to have found this blog!! I am a college student, and have been trying out raw, but get worried because I have to eat so much raw-ness to fill myself up, so I get stressed about my budget. This stuff looks very satisfying and delicious. Thank you, I can't tell you how refreshing it is to find an active raw food blog. I need that inspiration. Do you know of any others that an aspiring raw foodist should check out? Thank you!




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