Cucumber and Yogurt Soup With Walnuts and Rose Petals From 'A Change of Appetite'

Cucumber and Yogurt Soup With Walnuts and Rose Petals From 'A Change of Appetite'
19 Ingredients
  • For the Soup
  • 2 cucumbers, peeled and chopped, plus matchsticks of cucumber to serve
  • 1 cup walnuts, plus extra 
chopped walnuts to serve
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 6 scallions, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons chopped mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons chopped dill leaves, 
plus extra to serve
  • Pinch of dried red pepper flakes
  • Leaves from 5 sprigs of tarragon
  • 1 3/4 slices stale white country-style bread, crusts removed, torn
  • 1 cup strong chicken stock
  • 1 cup Turkish yogurt (or Greek, Turkish is thinner)
  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil, 
or to taste
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar, or to taste
  • Salt and black pepper
  • To Serve
  • Handful of raisins (optional)
  • Pink or red rose petals
Nutrition
218
11% daily value
8 servings
                                       
                                           
     

Fat

30% 20

Saturated

16% 3

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 14

Polyunsaturated

- 2

Carbs

3% 8

Carbs (net)

- 7

Fiber

4% 1

Sugars

- 3

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

6% 3

Cholesterol

2% 5

Sodium

11% 254

Calcium

7% 68

Magnesium

3% 14

Potassium

3% 162

Iron

6% 1

Zinc

4% 0

Phosphorus

8% 57

Vitamin A

3% 24

Vitamin C

7% 6

Thiamin (B1)

5% 0

Riboflavin (B2)

8% 0

Niacin (B3)

6% 1

Vitamin B6

6% 0

Folate equivalent (total)

5% 22

Folate (food)

- 20

Folic acid

- 1

Vitamin B12

5% 0

Vitamin D

4% 1

Vitamin E

18% 3

Vitamin K

29% 35

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 77
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