Abbott Family Gazpacho with California Avocado

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Total Time: 1 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 220
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 1050mg
Total Carbs 20g
Dietary Fiber 7g
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 6g
Potassium 799mg

Vitamin A 3687 (IU); Vitamin C 122 mg; Calcium 49 mg; Iron 3 mg; Vitamin D 0 (IU); Folate 78 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 70%; Vitamin C 200%; Calcium 4%; Iron 20%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Fresh lemon juice, roma tomatoes, bell peppers, onion, paprika, garlic and hot house cucumber combine with California Avocados to create a tasty gazpacho that California Avocado growers Duncan and Meredith Abbott love.

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Serves: 4

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2 cups fat-free beef broth 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 2 Tbsp. olive oil 10 Roma tomatoes, chopped 1 1/2 large green bell peppers, chopped 1 small red onion, chopped 1 Tbsp. Paprika 1 clove garlic 1 tsp. kosher salt 1/2 tsp. ground black pepper 1/2 hot house cucumber, peeled, cut in half lengthwise and thinly sliced 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  1. In a blender or food processor, add broth, juice, oil, tomatoes, peppers, onion, paprika, garlic, salt and pepper. Pulse until mixture is slightly chunky; it should not be completely smooth.
  2. Pour mixture into a bowl and chill until ready to serve.
  3. To serve, ladle soup into bowls and top with cucumber and avocado.

 

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

There are about 3,000 farmers who grow California Avocados. In addition to enjoying some of their recipes, find out about the history of California Avocados.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados

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