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Cold Avocado Soup

cold avocado soup
Ingredients:
  • (2 Tbsp.) fresh cilantro, chopped
  • (1 tsp.) grated lemon rind
  • (1 tsp.) red onion, finely chopped
  • (1 tsp.) extravirgin olive oil
  • (8 oz.) medium shrimp, peeled and deveined, steamed and coarsely chopped
  • (2 cups) fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • (1 3/4 cups) avocado, chopped
  • (1 cup) water
  • (1 cup) canned navy beans, rinsed and drained
  • (1/2 cup) fat-free plain yogurt
  • (1 1/2 Tbsp.) fresh lemon juice
  • (1/4 tsp.) salt
  • (1/4 tsp.) black pepper
  • (1/4 tsp.) hot pepper sauce
  • (1 small) jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
  • (1/4 cup) crumbled queso fresco cheese
Servings
4
Lunch

Cold Avocado Soup

Pureed avocado soup served with a cilantro, red onion and shrimp topping and crumbled queso fresco.

Preparation Time
About 20 minutes
Cook Time
No cooking required

    Instructions

  1. 1In a small bowl, toss together cilantro, lemon rind, red onion, olive oil and shrimp; set aside.
  2. 2Place broth, avocado, water, navy beans, yogurt, lemon juice, salt, pepper, hot sauce and jalapeno in a blender, puree until smooth. Top each serving of soup with 1/4 cup topping and 1 Tbsp. cheese, enjoy!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups soup w/garnishes

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 292
  • Total Fat 13.2 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 22.5 g
  • Protein 23.9 g
  • Cholesterol 118 mg
  • Sodium 832 mg
  • Fiber 7.3 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Lunch

Recipe Subcategory: Soups and Stews

Recipe Ethnicity: Mexican/Southwestern

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: Yes

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Poultry, Dairy, Shellfish

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.