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Chilled Avocado Soup

Photo: Leigh Beisch
Prep time 15 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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. 

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.