Spicy Avocado Cucumber Soup with Roasted Corn

Total Time: 25 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 270
Total Fat 19g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 130mg
Total Carbs 20g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 9g
Potassium 540mg

Vitamin A 91 mcg; Vitamin C 18 mg; Calcium 97 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 13 IU; Folate 74 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 30%; Calcium 10%; Iron 6 %; Vitamin D 4%

*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.

This Spicy Avocado Cucumber Soup with Roasted Corn hits the spot on a warm day. It is easy to make and good for you too!

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Serves: 4

1 jalapeño, seeded* and cut into 4 pieces 2 cloves garlic 2 cups cucumber, chopped 1 1/2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and halved 6 oz. Greek yogurt, plain 1/2 cup light cream 1/8 tsp. kosher salt, or to taste 1/4 tsp. black pepper 1/4 tsp. red pepper, or more for more heat 1 lemon, fresh, juiced As needed cilantro, optional Toppings 2 ears of corn 2 Tbsp. sunflower seeds 3 Tbsp. scallions, chopped
  1. Pulse your jalapeno & garlic in your food processor a few times.
  2. Add in the cucumbers and avocado, pulse a few times.
  3. Add in the yogurt and cream and process until smooth.
  4. Add in salt, peppers, lemon juice, pulse until smooth.
  5. Taste and adjust for heat and seasonings.
  6. Also adjust for consistency. If too thick for your liking, add in a couple tablespoons of water and pulse until smooth.
  7. For toppings, cut kernels off a fresh cob or two of corn and sauté in a little melted butter until they begin to brown. Season with Old Bay or salt & pepper and a little bit of cayenne.
  8. Top each soup serving with corn, sunflower seeds and a pinch of sliced scallions and serve.

Serving Suggestion: If you think a meal isn’t a meal without some form of meat, feel free to throw a handful of crispy bacon atop the soup. The carnivore in your life will be satisfied!

*If you want more heat, leave the seeds in.


*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?

You can’t always tell if an avocado is ripe just by its color.

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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