Author Notes: A simple base recipe for a velvety bright chilled soup combines avocado, lime and almond milk. Fresh garbanzo beans give some texture and protein. For an enhanced flavor profile add in a third cup of English cucumbers and two scallions. Sunflower seeds could be substituted for pistachios. —Sagegreen
ounces mashed avocado
ounce fresh lime juice
pinch of pink Himalayan salt, freshly grated if possible
cup fresh garbanzo beans
ounces unsweetened almond milk
small handful of crushed pistachos
sprigs of dill (bronze dill featured here)
- Squeeze the lime juice over the avocado. Add to a blender with salt, beans, and almond milk. Process until smooth. Test for desired seasoning and thickness. Adjust.
- Scoop into small bowls. Garnish with pistachios and dill.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Dish in the Raw