Cream of Cucumber Dill Soup

Cream of Cucumber Dill Soup

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Cream of Cucumber-Dill Soup is a simple yet decadent cold creamy soup oozing with the flavor of dill. It is easy to make and serve. Whether used as a proper first course or served as shooters at a cocktail party, everyone will enjoy it. For a little crunch-serve your Cream of Cucumber-Dill Soup with on the side.

Prep time: 30 minutes

Cream of Cucumber Dill Soup

By Gloria Kobrin Published: June 11, 2014

  • Yield:

  • 8 Servings


  • 4 pounds Idaho Potatoes peeled and chopped coarsely
  • 7 cups water
  • 2 3/4 pounds cucumbers peeled and seeded
  • 2 large Sweet White Onions peeled and chopped
  • 1 large bunch Fresh Dill stemmed, rinsed and chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups 1% milk
  • 1 1/2 cups Heavy Cream
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • White Pepper


  • 6 quart stock pot
  • electric food processor


  1. Put chopped potatoes in stock pot and cover with water, Bring water to a slow boil and cook potatoes until tender-about 10-15 minutes.
  2. While potatoes are cooking, cut two pounds of cucumbers into small chunks. When potatoes are done, add chopped cucumbers and onions to the pot. Simmer ten minutes longer. Remove from heat. Add chopped dill to the cooked ingredients . Stir well.
  3. Purée soup, two cups at a time in processor. I like to leave half the soup with small chunks of cucumber and potato in it-but that's up to you. Smooth or slightly chunky-it's delicious. Pour soup into a large bowl. Add milk and cream. Stir well. Chill until very cold-several hours or overnight. Taste. Season with salt (a little at a time) and white pepper.
  4. Dice remaining 3/4 pound of cucumbers. Pour soup into individual bowl and garnish with a tablespoon of diced cucumber and some more snipped dill if desired.