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Don’t know what to do with all those cucumbers and tomatoes? Just throw them in a blender along with some herbs, onions, and other seasonings for a delicious and refreshing summer soup. (*Indicates Potomac Vegetable Farm (PVF) produce and ** indicates Licking Creek Bend Farm produce. For more information about what we are doing with our PVF CSA share, click here.)

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cups organic tomato juice
  • 1/2 cup finely minced onion*
  • 1 medium clove garlic, minced*
  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and coarsely sliced*
  • 3 scallions, coarsely chopped**
  • 2 medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped**
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender (reserving 2 tbsp minced scallions and 2 tbsp minced cucumber). Puree until smooth.
  2. Before serving, top with 1/2 tbsp reserved scallions and cucumber.
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