Light Avocado Soup

Light Avocado Soup
Course 
Soup
Serves 
4
Country of Origin 
International
Preparation Time 
1:15
About This Recipe 

A traditional chilled avocado soup often has heavy cream (and quite a lot of it). In this slimmed down version, buttermilk stands in for heavy cream--and also contributes a pleasant tang.

Ingredients 

3 avocados, diced
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1 small garlic clove
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Cilantro, for garnish
0% Greek yogurt, for garnish (optional)

Preparation 

1. In a food processor, combine avocados, 1/2 cup of the lime juice, and half the garlic. Process until smooth. Pour avocado puree into a large bowl and stir in buttermilk, chicken broth, and salt and black pepper to taste. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until cold.

2. Serve soup with a sprig of cilantro and a dollop of Greek yogurt (if desired).

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