This no-cook soup gets its creamy texture from buttermilk; diced cucumbers add a refreshing crunch. It's wonderful served with grilled chicken or fish.
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- Servings: 4
Photography: Petrina Tinslay
Source: Everyday Food, June 2011
- 2 cucumbers (14 ounces total), peeled, halved, and seeded, plus thin cucumber rounds, for serving
- 2 cups buttermilk
- Coarse salt and ground pepper
- Extra-virgin olive oil, for serving
Roughly chop 1 1/2 cucumbers; dice remaining cucumber half. Place roughly chopped cucumber in a blender with buttermilk and blend until smooth, 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper. Divide soup among four bowls and stir in diced cucumber. To serve, top with cucumber rounds, a drizzle of oil, and more pepper, if desired.