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California Avocado Poblano Soup

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Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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200
Calories
15 g
Total Fat
4 g
Protein
330 mg
Sodium

Ingredients

Serves: 12
Tbsp.  finely diced tomato
Tbsp.  thinly sliced green onion
1/3  Tbsp.  + 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice, divided
  Genuine California Avocados (about 2 pounds), peeled and seeded
cups  chopped white onion
2 1/4  cups  chopped yellow bell pepper
3/4  cup  chopped poblano chile pepper
Tbsp.  chopped garlic
tsp.  vegetable oil
cup  dry white wine
  quart water or chicken stock
tsp.  ground cumin
tsp.  chile powder
1/2  tsp.  white pepper
1 1/2  tsp.  salt
12    cilantro sprigs
  As needed  Queso Fresco or Feta cheese, crumbled for garnish
  As needed  Deep fried tortilla strips for garnish

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

Instructions

  1. To make garnish, mix tomato, green onion, 2 teaspoons lime juice, and a large pinch of salt; reserve.
  2. To make soup, dice avocado.
  3. Mix with remaining 1/3 tablespoon lime juice; reserve.
  4. Saute onion, peppers, and garlic in oil over high heat until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  5. Deglaze pan with wine; reduce by half.
  6. Add water or stock, cumin, chile powder, pepper, and salt.
  7. Simmer, covered, 1 hour.
  8. Puree mixture with reserved avocado mixture and cilantro sprigs; thin to desired consistency with additional water or stock. Add additional salt, if necessary.
  9. Serve hot soup garnished with 1 teaspoon cheese, 1 teaspoon reserved tomato mixture, and a few broken tortilla chips.

Serving Size = 1 Cup

*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.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 200
Total Fat 15 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 mg
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 4 g
Total Carbs 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 330 mg
Potassium 0 mg
Total Sugar 0 g
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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