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Chilled Cucumber Soup with Mint Leaves

Red rose petals, used as a garnish, symbolize chi flowing in the blood.

  • servings: 4

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Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  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.

Source
Body+Soul, July/August 2005

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