Chilled Avocado Soup

 Recipe
This easy no-cook soup recipe features avocado that is pureed with milk, green chiles, broth, and lime juice for a zesty creamed soup. Serve as a flavorful first course or for a light lunch.

 

Yield:

Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 194
Fat 16 g
Satfat 3 g
Monofat 10 g
Polyfat 2 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 14 g
Fiber 7 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 396 mg
Calcium 58 mg

Ingredients

2 ripe peeled avocados
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1 (4-ounce) can or jar chopped green chiles
1/2 cup whole milk
1 tablespoon lime juice
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Fresh cilantro and/or crushed tortilla chips for garnish

Preparation

1. Cut the avocados in half, and remove the pits.

2. Spoon avocado into a blender, add the remaining ingredients (except garnish), and puree until creamy. Chill the soup for up to 2 hours before serving, or serve immediately. Cover leftovers with plastic wrap, refrigerate, and use within 2 days.

Note:

Steve Petusevsky,

March 2006
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