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Chilled Avocado Soup

Chilled Avocado Soup Photo: Leigh Beisch

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.


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  • 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)

Nutritional 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