Refreshing and Creamy Chilled Avocado Soup

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Refreshing and Creamy Chilled Avocado Soup
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30mins
Category:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on November 21, 2023

Indulge in the creamy goodness of chilled avocado soup, a refreshing and healthy option for hot summer days. Made with ripe avocados, tangy lime juice, refreshing cilantro, and a hint of spice, this soup is a perfect blend of flavors. It is a quick and easy recipe that can be prepared in just a few minutes, making it a great option for weeknight dinners or when you need a light and satisfying meal. Serve it chilled with a dollop of sour cream and some crispy tortilla strips for a delightful dining experience.

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe avocados
  • 2 cups chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional garnishes: sour cream, chopped cilantro, tortilla strips

Directions

  1. Cut the avocados in half and remove the pits. Scoop the avocado flesh into a blender or food processor.
  2. Add the chicken or vegetable broth, cilantro leaves, lime juice, sour cream, red onion, jalapeno pepper, garlic, cumin, salt, and pepper to the blender or food processor.
  3. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  4. Transfer the soup to a bowl and refrigerate for at least 2 hours to chill.
  5. Before serving, taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  6. Garnish with a dollop of sour cream, chopped cilantro, and tortilla strips, if desired.
  7. Serve chilled and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Avocados are a good source of healthy fats and are packed with vitamins and minerals.
  • Chilled avocado soup is a popular dish in Mexican cuisine and is often served as an appetizer or a light meal.
  • This recipe can easily be modified to be vegan or vegetarian by using vegetable broth and omitting the sour cream garnish.