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Chilled Avocado & Cucumber Soup with Yogurt

July 12, 2014
2 Ratings
  • Serves 2-4
Author Notes

Avocado is puréed in a blender alongside cucumbers, Greek yogurt, lime, and garlic, for a refreshing chilled soup.The grassiness of the avocado is highlighted by lime juice and cilantro. The yogurt coats you mouth, making every bite velvety smooth and decadent. —Tasty Plan

What You'll Need
  • 1 whole ripe hass avocado, cubed
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup greek yogurt
  • juice half a lime
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil, plus more for garnish
  • 1 handful fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • 1 handful pine nuts, optional, for garnish
  1. Place avocados, cucumber, yogurt, lime juice, garlic clove, olive oil, cilantro, and salt in a high speed blender. Pulse at medium-high speed until pureed smooth. Taste for seasoning, adding more salt to taste.
  2. Serve immediately into small bowls and garnish with pine nuts, cilantro, and drizzle of olive oil. You can also make ahead and refrigerate until ready to serve.

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4 Reviews

Danielle H. June 12, 2022
Tasty, but just fyi, this is a cleansing soup. Eat at your own risk.
belinda N. July 17, 2016
I made this last night. I added an extra avocado and some chicken stock to thin. I topped it with lump crabmeat and chives and it was DELISH!
Tasty P. July 18, 2016
Glad you liked it, Belinda! :)
Melissa R. July 22, 2014
I super enjoyed this! Great job!