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Chilled Avocado Soup

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.

 

Health MARCH 2006

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
  • Prep time:15 Minutes

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 194
  • Fat: 16g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 10g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 396mg
  • Calcium: 58mg
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