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Cold Cucumber Soup

Servings 4
Prep Time 10 mins
Cashew soaking time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins


  • 3 medium cucumbers
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 T sherry vinegar
  • 1-1.5 cups cold water
  • salt to taste
  • sliced cucumbers, borage flowers, cracked pepper, olive oil, fresh herbs to garnish


  • Soak cashews in warm water for a minimum of 1 hour up to 4 hours.
  • Peel cucumbers and slice them into large chunks.
  • When ready to make the soup, drain and rinse the cashews and add them to a high-speed blender with the peeled cucumbers, garlic, sherry vinegar, olive oil and salt.
  • With the blender running, slowly pour in water until desired consistency is reached.
  • Chill soup in the refrigerator for a minimum of 1 hour.
  • Serve cold with extra sliced cucumbers, borage flowers, fresh herbs, cracked black pepper or anything else that makes you happy.
Course: Savory