Two-Tone Soup

Serves: 24


1 lb. 8 ounces shallot, diced
3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
3 quarts + 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock
2 Tbsp. grated lemon zest
24 California Avocados (12 lbs.)
3 cups half and half
3 Tbsp. salt
1 Tbsp. white pepper
1/4 cup lemon juice
48 California Avocado slices
Vichyssoise, optional

*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.

Peak California Avocado season generally is spring-summer. Look for California on the label to ensure you are selecting fresh avocados grown close to home. For more recipes visit