2 English Cucumbers, around 12oz/375g each.
2 Granny Smith brand Apples or any other tart brand of apples, cut into big pieces.
1 soup spoon of Ginger Root, peeled and cut. (15mL)
20 fresh Mint Leaves
2 cups of Plain Yogurt 2% (500mL)
1/2 cup of Whipping Cream 35% (125mL)
1 soup spoon of Lemon Juice (15mL)
1 tea spoon of Salt (5mL)
1/4 cup of Green Onions, thinly sliced (60mL)
1. With a vegetable peeler, peel the Cucumbers and then cut them in half on their length. With a small spoon, remove all the seeds of the center. Throw the seeds away and the peel. Cut the Cucumbers into chuncks.
2. Put the Cucumbers, the Apples, the Ginger and the Mint Leaves into a mixer and reduce them into a soup. If necessary, proceed with batches and stop the mixer from time to time to remove the vegetables pieces stuck. Mix untill you get a smooth concistancy.
3. Add the Yogurt and the Cream and reduce to a soup again, untill you get a homogenous soup. Add the Salt and the Lemon Juice, and mix again. Pour into a bowl, cover it and put it into the fridge for at least 2 hours untill the soup had cooled down. Before serving, put 6 bowl into the fridge to cool them.
4. Stir the soup to mix it. Pour the soup into the cooled bowl and sprinkle the Green Onions Slices as topping.
Gives 6 portions.
Total time: between 2 hours 20 minutes and 8 hours 20 minutes.
Source: www.plaisirlaitiers.ca (via Journal de Montréal)