Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup

Chilled cucumber and avocado soup

Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup

  • Serves: 4
  • Total Time:2 hours
  • Active Time:15 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeds removed, flesh chopped
  • 2 small, ripe avocados, peeled, pitted
  • 1 1/2 cups vegetable stock, chilled
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro, plus extra for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 to 4 red and/or yellow cherry tomatoes, chopped, for garnish

Directions

  1. In a blender, combine all ingredients except cherry tomatoes and extra cilantro; purée until smooth.
  2. Pour into large bowl or pitcher, cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  3. Divide among 4 bowls, garnish with chopped cherry tomatoes and reserved cilantro, and serve.