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!
Spicy Avocado Cucumber Soup with Roasted Corn
Total Time: 25 min
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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%
Ingredients1 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
- Pulse your jalapeno & garlic in your food processor a few times.
- Add in the cucumbers and avocado, pulse a few times.
- Add in the yogurt and cream and process until smooth.
- Add in salt, peppers, lemon juice, pulse until smooth.
- Taste and adjust for heat and seasonings.
- Also adjust for consistency. If too thick for your liking, add in a couple tablespoons of water and pulse until smooth.
- 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.
- 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