Cucumber Cream Soup

Preparation info

  • 4

    helpings
    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in

Mrs Beeton's All About Cookery

By Isabella Beeton

Published 1861

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb. cucumber
  • 1 oz. butter
  • 6 spring

Method

Peel the cucumber, reserve a 2-in. length for garnish, slice the rest. Melt the butter in a deep pan and cook the onions gently, without browning, for 10 min. Stir in the flour, then the stock and bring to boiling-point. Add the sliced cucumber and cook till tender. Sieve through a nylon sieve. Season and add lemon juice to taste. Cut the 2-in. piece of cucumber into