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(Kurkkukeitto )

2 med onions peeled and chopped
2 cups chicken broth
2 medium cucumbers peeled and chopped
6 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons flour
2 egg yolks
1/2 cup heavy cream
1 medium cucumber, peeled and diced
diced salt pepper
chopped parsley
Cook the onions and chopped cucumbers in 4 tablespoons of the butter until the onions are transparent.

Add the broth or water and cook until the vegetables are tender. Press through a sieve or whirl in a blender until smooth.

In the pan, melt the 2 remaining tablespoons butter and stir in the flour until it is well blended. Pour in the pureed vegetable mixture and stir vigorously until smooth. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly.

Beat the yolks and cream together and stir into the hot soup. Turn the heat down and simmer for 5 minutes. Just before serving, stir in the diced raw cucumber, season with salt and pepper, and garnish with the parsley.

serves 4