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Green Gazpacho with Kimchi

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Total Time:

10min

Prep Time:

10min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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140
Calories
9 g
Total Fat
5 g
Dietary Fiber
4 g
Protein
13 g
Total Carbs
 Green Gazpacho with Kimchi

California Avocados come together with cucumbers and yellow tomatoes to make a beautiful chilled soup. Full of antioxidant vitamin C, and fiber, this hydrating powerhouse is topped with kimchi for a kick of spice. 

Ingredients

Serves: 4
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and peeled
  English cucumbers, peeled
  tomatoes, yellow or green
cups  loosely packed greens, like watercress, arugula or baby spinach
  scallions, roots removed
  cloves garlic
1/2  cup  almonds, blanched (optional)
1/2  cup  kimchi, thinly sliced
Tbsp.  olive oil, divided
  As needed  red chili flakes, dried (optional)
1/8  tsp.  sea salt

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 food processor or powerful blender, mix avocado, cucumbers, tomatoes, greens, scallions, garlic, and almonds to your preference – chunky or completely smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste
  2. Chill for at least one hour or up to overnight. Serve topped with kimchi, drizzled with olive oil, and sprinkled with dried red chile flakes.

Serving Suggestion: This soup also makes a lovely appetizer. Chill small glasses or shot glasses and serve.

Beverage Pairing: Sparkling water with cucumber and lime.

*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 140
Total Fat 9 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 mg
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Protein 4 g
Total Carbs 13 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 200 mg
Potassium 699 mg
Total Sugar 7 g

Vitamin A 121 mcg; Vitamin C 41 mg; Calcium 64 mg ; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 99 mcg

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 45%; Calcium 4%; Iron 10 %; Vitamin D 0%

*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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