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. 

By Health.com
July 20, 2016

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