Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup

Chilled Cucumber and Avocado Soup

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Recipe Rating: 3.48623
Serves 6
Cool, crisp cucumbers blend nicely with soy milk, creamy yogurt, vibrant avocados and tangy lime juice. Served in chilled bowls, this dairy-free summertime soup is a delightfully refreshing antidote to a warm evening. Use Haas avocados for the creamiest texture and vine-ripened tomatoes for just a hint of sweetness.
Ingredients: 
  • 1 large English cucumber, peeled and diced (about 3 cups)
  • 2 1/4 cup plain unsweetened soy milk
  • 1 1/2 cup plain soy yogurt, divided
  • 1/3 cup lime juice, about 4 to 5 limes
  • 2 avocados, diced, divided
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped, divided
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3 Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
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Method: 
Combine cucumber, soy milk, 3/4 cup yogurt and lime juice in a blender. Blend until smooth, about 1 minute. Add half of the avocado, half of the onion, and half of the basil, and blend until very smooth, about 2 minutes. Transfer to a non-metallic bowl and season with salt and pepper. Cover and refigerate for at least 2 hours.

In a small bowl, combine the tomato and lime juice with the remaining avocado, onion, and basil. 

Ladle soup into six chilled bowls. Dollop each with a tablespoon of yogurt and garnish with tomato mixture.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 180 calories (100 from fat), 11g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 250mg sodium, 19g carbohydrates, (6 g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 5g protein.
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