Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 tablespoon olive oil

  2. 2 cucumbers , peeled and sliced

  3. 1 cucumber , peeled, seeded and chopped (save this for later)

  4. 1 medium leek , washed, trimmed, halved and sliced (white part)

  5. 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill

  6. 1 bay leaf

  7. 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  8. 2 1/2 cups water

  9. 2 1/2 teaspoons MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Bouillon

  10. 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper or white pepper

  11. 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk

  12. 2 tablespoons lemon juice Additional fresh dill

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. HEAT olive oil in large, heavy-duty saucepan. Add sliced cucumbers; cook, over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 3 to 4 minutes. Add leek, dill and bay leaf. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 minutes or until cucumbers are tender. STIR in flour until absorbed. Add water, bouillon and pepper; simmer gently, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in evaporated milk. Let stand for 30 minutes. Stir in lemon juice and remove bay leaf. TRANSFER half of soup into blender container; cover. Hold down lid with folded towel. Blend until smooth. Pour into large bowl. Repeat with remaining soup. Cover; refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Stir in chopped cucumber. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Garnish with additional fresh dill, if desired. Click here to find out why CARNATION Evaporated Milk is The Cooking Milk. Click here for nutrition information about CARNATION Evaporated Milk.


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