If you love soup, but don't necessarily need the piping hot version every time (like during the summer), we've got the dish for you: A soothing chilled avocado soup. This simple, no-cook recipe features avocado that is pureed with milk, green chiles, broth, and lime juice for a zesty, creamed treat. Watch the video for the recipe and a step-by-step demonstration. 

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Ingredients

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

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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.

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Nutrition information

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