Yield: Yields 6 cups
Servings: 6 to 8 as an appetizer
Cucumbers make this soup refreshing, and fennel gives it a full flavor. A touch of cream adds richness, while fresh tarragon contributes lovely herbal notes.
Read the article “Chill Out” for tips on giving your soup great flavor and smooth texture.
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Make Ahead Tips
The finished soup can be refrigerated, covered, for up to 2 days. Adjust the seasoning and garnish just before serving.
This soup is thick and tasteless. I followed the recipe exactly but found it so unappetizing that I was unable to finish my serving and tossed the remainder. The texture is like baby food and only a faint taste of tarragon comes through. A cup of cream is just too heavy for a chilled soup like this. It coats the palate and the spoon. I will not make this again and do not recommend it at all.
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