California Avocado-Spiked Corn Soup

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 250
Total Fat 18g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 11g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 125mg
Total Carbs 25g
Dietary Fiber 9g
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 4g
Potassium 774mg

Vitamin A 2077 IU; Vitamin C 19 mg; Calcium 38 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 113 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.4 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 40%; Vitamin C 30%; Calcium 4%; Iron 6% *

*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.
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Serves: 24

1 1/4 quarts chopped onion 1 1/4 quarts diced celery 2 cups coarsely shredded carrot 1/3 cup canola oil 3 lb. yellow corn kernels 1 1/2 Tbsp. chopped fresh thyme 3 qt. water As needed Salt - To taste As needed Freshly ground white pepper, to taste As needed Cayenne pepper, to taste 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice, or to taste 11 ripe, Fresh California Avocados As needed Carrot threads* - As needed for garnish


  1. Saute onion, celery and carrot in oil until soft, about 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in corn, thyme, water, and 1 teaspoon salt; simmer 20 minutes.
  3. Coarsely puree mixture; return to pot.
  4. Stir in salt, white pepper, and cayenne to taste.
  5. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice.
  6. Dice 8 California Avocados; stir into soup.

Just Before Service

  1. Slice remaining California Avocados for garnish; spray with lemon juice and keep covered with plastic wrap.

Per Order

  1. Heat 1 cup soup; garnish with California Avocado slices and carrot threads.

*To make carrot threads, pull a zester down a large carrot.

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.

Did You Know?

California Avocados can be used as a substitute for butter. Learn about avocados and dietary guidelines for Americans.

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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