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Lynn's Cucumber Soup

A refreshing low-fat summer soup-

Quick, easy and makes a great appetizer!

1 cup light sour cream, lowfat plain yogurt, or nonfat plain yogurt
1 cucumber, peeled, sliced (English Cucumbers have no seeds)
1/4 tsp. dry mustard
1/2 tsp. instant chicken bouillon
1 Tbs. snipped chives or 1 green onion
salt and pepper to taste

Put all ingredients into a blender and blend to finely chopped or smooth depending on preference. Chill. Serve cold with a garnish of dill, chives or a slice of cucumber. Makes two 1 cup servings or four 1/2 cup servings.

Nutrient analysis: 1/4 of recipe (approx. 1/2 cup)
Light sour cream-Lowfat Yogurt-Nonfat Yogurt

Calories: 90 50  40
Protein  2.5 grams 3.8 grams 3.5 grams
Carbohydrate 8.0 grams 6.6 grams 6.2 grams
Dietary fiber  0.5 grams .5 grams .5 grams
Fat  5.1 grams 1.1 grams 0.1 grams
Saturated  3.0 grams 0.6 grams 0.0 grams
Cholesterol 20.0 milligrams 4.0 milligrams 1.0 milligrams
Sodium  163.0 milligrams  136.0 milligrams  130.0 milligrams

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