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Chilled Pesto Cucumber Buttermilk Soup

Chilled Pesto Cucumber Buttermilk Soup

A chilled, refreshing buttermilk soup made with cucumber and flavored with pesto. Vegetarian and gluten-free.

  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4-8 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup pesto
  • 3 cups low-fat buttermilk, shaken (can substitute plain low-fat yogurt)
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced
  • Fresh basil leaves, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Place pesto, buttermilk, and cucumber into a blender. Puree until smooth. Transfer to an airtight container and chill until ready to serve. To serve, pour equal amounts into glasses or cups and garnish with extra basil.

Notes

Makes Four 8-ounce or eight 4-ounce servings.

  • Author: Lindsey Johnson
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Category: soup, appetizer