Smoky Avocado Soup

This rich and creamy soup can be a starter for a Tex-Mex party or part of a lunch menu served with a fruit salad and some warmed flour tortillas.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 2 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe Haas avocados
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • ½ cup chunky salsa
  • 1 Tbsp. avocado oil or olive oil

Directions

  • Slice avocados and remove the pit. Scoop out the flesh and place in blender container or food processor. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Add ½ cup chicken broth and cream cheese; cover and blend or process until smooth.
  • Add remaining chicken broth, yogurt, cream, cayenne pepper, salt, and chipotle pepper and blend or process until smooth. Cover and chill in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • Before serving, garnish with salsa and drizzle with oil.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe Haas avocados
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. lime juice
  • ½ cup chunky salsa
  • 1 Tbsp. avocado oil or olive oil

Directions

  • Slice avocados and remove the pit. Scoop out the flesh and place in blender container or food processor. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Add ½ cup chicken broth and cream cheese; cover and blend or process until smooth.
  • Add remaining chicken broth, yogurt, cream, cayenne pepper, salt, and chipotle pepper and blend or process until smooth. Cover and chill in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • Before serving, garnish with salsa and drizzle with oil.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories280
Total Fat25g
Saturated Fat10g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium900mg
Total Carbohydrate12g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars5g
Protein4g