Easy Raw Cucumber Mint Soup

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With spring upon us the days are getting longer, the sun is getting warmer, and it’s a natural and appropriate time to incorporate more raw foods into our diets.

To explore the delights of preparing and enjoying raw foods, a group of us health-minded bloggers decided to get creative in the kitchen and put together a month of raw recipes.

This soup is incredibly easy and fast. It’s ideal for a warm afternoon, with the cooling properties of the mint and cucumber. Delicious!

Makes 2 servings


  • 2 medium-sized cucumbers, peeled and rough chopped (approximately 2 cups)
  • 1 avocado
  • juice of 2 large lime (approximately 1/4 cup)
  • 2 packed tablespoons fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon green onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • pinch of chili powder



Combine cucumber, avocado, lime juice, mint, green onion, and sea salt in your blender, and purée well. Serve in chilled bowls, topped with a pinch of chili powder. Eat immediately, or refrigerate until ready to enjoy.

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  1. [email protected] Real Sustenance

    April 26, 2011 at 8:09 am

    Margaret! This is gorgeous! I tried making a soup similar to this one last summer and I screwed it up royally. I think the Cucumbers and Green Onion are exactly what it needed. Can’t wait to try this! Thanks so much for sharing this recipe with the April in the Raw Event!! xoxoxo

    • Margaret Floyd

      April 26, 2011 at 9:34 am

      Thanks so much, Brittany. Let me know how you like it when you try it. Thanks for hosting this awesome event! 🙂 xo

  2. Nina @ DailyKale

    April 26, 2011 at 9:45 am

    Margaret, this is fantastic! What a great contribution to April in the Raw! I am making this for lunch today! Love all those ingredients (and more importantly–have them all-ha!) Thanks so much for this! xo

    • Margaret Floyd

      April 26, 2011 at 10:16 am

      Thanks, Nina! 🙂 Let me know how you enjoy it. xo

  3. Elizabeth @ Saffron Lane

    April 26, 2011 at 3:54 pm

    This is one of those dishes I could eat just about every day. So light and refreshing and packed with nutrition. I love the addition of mint, too. Thanks for the inspiration!

  4. Iris

    April 27, 2011 at 8:14 am

    Margaret, I love cucumber soup, so a raw, vegan version is great!

  5. Flurina

    May 4, 2011 at 9:20 am

    My dear friend. I love this soup! I do it with a lot of different veggies too! It is just great! Right now I am trying your Hummus! Hugs from Switzerland. Flu xoxo

  6. jaki-terry

    August 26, 2012 at 7:18 pm

    just made the soup to accompany the raw black bean-mango-corn salad i made. heavenly combo!

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