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Chilled cucumber soup with whipped feta toasts

Sharp and tasty whipped feta toasts make a wonderful contrast to this cool, mild chilled cucumber soup.
easy cucumber soup



1.Process chopped cucumber, yoghurt, garlic, juice, green onion, chopped dill and oil until smooth. Strain mixture through a large sieve over a large bowl, pressing down firmly on solids. Discard solids. Season to taste. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours or until chilled.
2.Make whipped feta toasts: Heat a chargrill pan over medium heat. Brush baguette slices with 2 tablespoons of the oil. Chargrill, in batches, for 1 minute each side or until lightly charred. Using a food processor, briefly pulse fetta and garlic, until it forms a spreadable consistency. With the motor operating, gradually add juice, then remaining oil; process until light and fluffy. Spread whipped feta onto toasts.
3.Place baby cucumber slices in chilled glasses, pour in chilled soup, top with extra dill; drizzle with extra oil. Serve with whipped feta toasts.

The soup and whipped feta can be made a day ahead; refrigerate in separate airtight containers.


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