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Chilled Cucumber Soup with Mint Leaves

Red rose petals, used as a garnish, symbolize chi flowing in the blood. Per serving: 59 calories; 2 g protein; 1 g fat; 11 g carb; 1 g fiber.

  • yield: Makes 4 servings


  • 2 cups plain soy yogurt
  • 1 1/2 cups Japanese or young English cucumbers peeled, seeded, and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons fresh mint leaves chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • Small petals from the center of a rose for garnish


  1. Step 1

    Place all ingredients except garnish in a blender. Puree until smooth. Season with salt. Ladle into serving bowls. Garnish with rose petals.

Body+Soul, Volume 3 July/August 2005