Zesty Thai Cucumber Soup
If you have roughly 45 minutes to spend in the kitchen, Zesty Thai Cucumber Soup might be an amazing gluten free, dairy free, and lacto ovo vegetarian recipe to try. One portion of this dish contains about 3g of protein, 4g of fat, and a total of 75 calories. This recipe serves 4. This recipe covers 7% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. It works well as an Asian hor d'oeuvre. Autumn will be even more special with this recipe. If you have lemon juice, cucumbers, green onion, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Zesty Cucumber Salad, Zesty Cucumber Salsa, and Zesty Corn And Cucumber Salad.
Heat vegetable oil in a soup pot over medium heat; cook and stir cucumbers until softened, about 5 minutes. Cook and stir green onions with cucumbers until green onions are softened, about 5 more minutes.
Pour in chicken broth and lemon juice. Stir in sugar and bring soup to a boil.
Reduce heat to low, cover soup, and simmer until vegetables are tender, about 20 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper.
Recommended wine: Sparkling Wine, Sparkling Rose
Antipasti on the menu? Try pairing with Sparkling Wine and Sparkling rosé. If you're serving a selection of appetizers, you can't go wrong with these. Both are very food friendly and complement a variety of flavors. One wine you could try is Le Grand Courtage rosé Brut Bedazzled Bottle. It has 4.7 out of 5 stars and a bottle costs about 40 dollars.
Le Grand Courtage Rose Brut Bedazzled BottleBright aromas and flavors of fresh strawberry and raspberry combine with notes of lilac and violets. On the palate, a delicate balance of dryness and acidity lingers with flavors of wild berries and pomegranate alongside soft floral notes. This Brut Rosé complements a wide range of foods, from savory to sweet. Try it with spicy Asian dishes, risotto, BBQ, beef, lamb, duck, chicken, prosciutto, seafood, pizza, soft cheese (like brie or goat), cheesecake, crème brulée, strawberry shortcake and berry pie. Mix with fresh grapefruit juice for a refreshing brunch beverage, or add a float to a gin-based cocktail.The Blend: The Chardonnay provides depth and structure, while the Ugni Blanc offers a natural acidity and freshness. The light-bodied Gamay lends vibrant fruit expression and a smooth texture. Grapes are sourced from quality terroirs in France, such as Burgundy and Beaujolais.