Spicy Cucumber Soup

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  • Published Apr 15th
  • Ready In50m
  • Servings4
  • Calories133
This vegetarian soup is thick and savory with just the right amount of kick from curry and spices.

Spicy Cucumber Soup Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Spicy Cucumber Soup for 4 servings:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

Spicy Cucumber Soup Cooking Instructions

  • Prep25m
  • Cook25m
  • Ready In50m

To cook Spicy Cucumber Soup, you need about 25 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Spicy Cucumber Soup is about 25 minutes , and you can serve your Spicy Cucumber Soup within 50 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Spicy Cucumber Soup easily:

  1. 1 Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the onions and garlic, and cook until the onion is very soft, about 10 minutes. Stir in the cucumber, vegetable broth, and milk. Season with soy sauce, parsley, red pepper flakes, cayenne pepper, curry powder, and sesame oil. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, then reduce the heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer 10 minutes more. Transfer the hot soup to a blender, and carefully puree until the soup is creamy yet slightly grainy.


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  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 133 calories; 9.2 grams of fat; 11.3 grams of carbohydrates; 3.1 grams of protein; 2 milligrams of cholesterol; 583 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Sep 12th 2011

    Holy smokes is this spicy! I halved the cayenne and pepper flakes, and it was still super HOT! Will make again, but with 1/4 of the heat.

  2. Aug 9th 2010

    Who ever thought a cucumber dish could have you running for a glass of milk! VERY spicy, could easily halve the spices and still get a good kick from this. My father and I mixed this soup ...

  3. Jul 27th 2010

    An excellent soup, totally defying the cliche "cool as a cucumber". This is one of the few recipes on here that I've ever cooked as is without any changes.

  4. Jul 26th 2010

    I love spicy food, but cut the curry and cayenne in half and skipped the red pepper entirely based on other reviews and it was still way too hot!

  5. Aug 24th 2009

    This soup,hmmm,I don't know what to say,it's eatable. I left out the curry (didn't have any) and thank goodness! I thought I would go insane with heat in my mouth! it's way to hot to really ...

  6. Aug 23rd 2009

    This soup was a hit! My kitchen smells delicious and I can't wait to try it again. What I did differently: - omitted the crushed red pepper flakes - used chicken broth instead of vegetable ...

  7. Jul 5th 2009

    Great ideas to spice up cucumber soup. I skipped the red pepper flakes and used fresh tomatillos and two fresh serrano chili peppers instead for the heat. I also included 3 very small russ ...

  8. Oct 23rd 2008

    This had a very good flavour, but it is very spicy. If you do not like spice, then you should cut the spices in half or more! Then you will be able to enjoy the soup.

  9. Aug 31st 2008

    This soup was very good, and very spicy. I was looking for something to make with my cucumbers (other than pickles), and found this recipe. Unlike most of the other cucumber soups, this is h ...