Chilly Creamy Cucumber Soup

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • ¾ lb. peeled and deveined medium shrimp chopped
  • 2 cups quartered grape tomatoes
  • 2 ½ cups chopped European cucumbers
  • 1 cup low/no sodium added chicken broth
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup chopped onion
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice

Spices:

  • dash ground red pepper
  • 1 large garlic clove peeled
  • ½ tsp. salt, divided
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper, divided
  • ¼ tsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • 1/3 cup fresh cilantro

To Make Shrimp Relish:

  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Sprinkle shrimp with ¼ tsp. salt, ¼ tsp. pepper, cumin and paprika.
  • Add shrimp to pan and sauté 2 minutes or till done.
  • Stir in tomatoes. Remove from heat and add cilantro.

To Make Creamy Chilled Soup:

  • Place cucumber, onion and remaining seasonings and cold ingredients into Vitamix® and puree.

Serving Suggestion & Tips:

  • Serves 4
  • Place 1 cup cold soup into soup bowls and top with ¾ cup shrimp relish and enjoy!
  • Makes a wonderfully refreshing afternoon meal accompaniment in the summer time!