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Carleton Family California Avocado Soup

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Total Time:

1h 5min

Prep Time:

1h 5min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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210
Calories
15 g
Total Fat
6 g
Dietary Fiber
5 g
Protein
17 g
Total Carbs
 Carleton Family California Avocado Soup

This easy to make chilled soup from California Avocado grower Will Carleton combines only seven ingredients for a fresh, tasty treat on a warm afternoon.

Ingredients

Serves: 4
  large ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled, seeded and quartered
1 1/2  cups  low-sodium chicken broth (vegetable broth can be substituted)
Tbsp.  chopped green onion, white part only
1 1/2  cups  crème fraiche
Tbsp.  freshly squeezed lemon juice
  Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  Finely chopped chives, 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. In a blender or food processor, combine all ingredients until smooth and creamy.
  2. Cover and chill soup for 1 hour.
  3. Serve chilled and garnish with chives.

Serving suggestions:
Garnish soup with finely crumbled bacon, finely diced tomato, finely diced cucumber, finely diced radish or fresh Dungeness crab.

*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 210
Total Fat 15 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 mg
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Protein 5 g
Total Carbs 17 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 360 mg
Potassium 630 mg
Total Sugar 5 g

Vitamin A 174 IU; Vitamin C 13 mg; Calcium 98 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 82 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 20%; Calcium 10%; Iron 4%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Will Carleton

Recipe provided by California Avocado grower Will Carleton

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