There's no reason to only use cucumbers raw—they are wonderful sautéed then pureed with onion and non-fat sour cream for a silken-textured soup that's good to put out summer heat. Check out this oriental tasty recipe that you will really love it.
1. Cut cucumbers into large chunks; place in a blender with remaining ingredients.
2. Puree; pour into bowl.
3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours.