5 large cucumbers, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks
1/2 cup fresh mint, chopped
1/4 cup scallions, chopped
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest
1 teaspoon Splenda, agave nectar or sugar
2 cups crushed ice
salt to taste
freshly ground pepper to taste
- Combine cucumbers, mint, scallions, lemon juice, lemon zest and sugar in a food processor or blender. Process until smooth. Add ice and blend until smooth. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately in chilled bowls.
TIPS & NOTES
You can substitute dill, cilantro or basil for the mint in this refreshing summer soup.