Salsa Garnish

A great topping for cold cucumber soups.


This homemade fresh salsa as a garnish will add a spark of color and contrasting texture to our cold cucumber soup recipes. You can also enjoy it alone with chips. Cucumber-Parsley Soup
Cucumber-Avocado Yogurt Soup


  1. salt and peper to taste
  2. a splash of lime or lemon juice
  3. a splash of olive oil
  4. 1/4 cup diced unpeeled cucumbers, seeds removed
  5. 1/4 cup diced tomatoes, seed removed
  6. 1 Tablespoon diced red or sweet onion or sliced scallions (green and white parts)
  7. 1/4 cup chopped bell peppers (various colors)


Mix all ingredients in a bowl, taste, and adjust seasonings. Refrigerate until ready to serve, and garnish soups with salsa. Serve any extra salsa with chips or bread.

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