Cool Cucumber Soup


Serving Size:
3/4 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian


  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 1/3 cup sweet white onion
  • 1 green onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/2 cup half and half cream,
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • fresh dill sprigs for garnish (optional)


  1. Peel and seed cucumbers. Chop onions and mint. Mince dill.
  2. Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
  3. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  4. Garnish soup with fresh dill sprigs if desired.

Helpful hints

  • Leftovers taste even better the next day.
  • For a complete lunch meal serve Cool Cucumber Soup with a chicken salad, tuna salad or egg salad sandwich.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 77

Protein 2 g

Carbohydrates 6 g

Fat 5 g

Cholesterol 12 mg

Sodium 128 mg

Potassium 258 mg

Phosphorus 64 mg

Calcium 60 mg

Fiber 1.0 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 1 fat

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