Contrary to popular belief, guacamole isn’t the only way to eat avocados. Avocado soup makes a delicious, healthy appetizer, side, or light meal. Our recipe is meant to be served cold, making it perfect to serve anytime of the year. And of course, it wouldn’t be a Blendtec recipe without being “soup-er” quick and easy!
Health Benefits of Avocados
If you’re thinking you should avoid this avocado soup recipe because of the fat, read on.
Avocados are an impressive source of nutrients and healthy fat. The nearly 20 vitamins and minerals in one avocado can help control your blood pressure, fight off disease and infection, and even repair cells during pregnancy.
The fat in avocados is called monounsaturated fat. Eating it in moderation helps lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease.
Even the carbohydrates in avocados are good for you. They’re mostly comprised of fiber which helps with digestion and can make you feel full for longer.
Make It Your Own
The best part about this refreshing avocado soup is that you can add or subtract many of your favorite ingredients and still create a tasty, nutritious snack. It is wonderful topped with ceviche or other seafood, croutons, or slices of your favorite vegetable.
Adjusting the amount of lime juice can also make a big difference in taste. There’s just something about the combination of lime and avocado that we can’t get enough of!
Let us know what you think of this avocado soup recipe in the comments below!
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 1/4 cups fresh cilantro leaves
- 2 tbsp. lime juice
- 1 cup milk
- 2 ripe avocados
- 1/4 cup serrano peppers
- 1 cup water
- Add all ingredients to WildSide+ jar in order listed.
- Secure lid and select “Soup.”
- Chill until ready to serve.
- Serving Size: 1 cup
- Fat: 9g
- Saturated Fat: 0g
- Cholesterol: 5mg
- Sodium: 600mg
- Carbohydrates: 8g
- Fiber: 4g
- Sugar: 3g
- Protein: 3g