Friday, August 23, 2013

Chilled Avocado and Cucumber Soup Shooter


Avocado Week
Welcome to day 5 of Avocado week here at Curry and Comfort.  Today is the last day of this totally fun week of playing around with avocados so I wanted to end with a party perfect soup shooter.  This soup comes together in minutes, then all you do is let the flavors develop in the fridge.  Finish off by pouring the soup into small glasses and serve a fun cold appetizer or starter for any summer meal.  

PS... remember to check out my post from Day 2 for the Good Cook avocado tool giveaway.  

1 large English cucumber 
1 large, ripe avocado, peeled
2 scallions (green and white parts included) chopped
2 cups chicken broth
3/4 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons lemon juice 
salt to taste (if needed)
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, or to taste
1 tsp cumin powder
1 clove garlic grated
1 jalapeno pepper seeded 

  chopped chives

Recipe adapted from Food Network at this link.
 Prep all ingredients and place
in a blender.  Blend until smooth. 

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  1. such a cool sip for the summer,refreshingly good idea :-)

  2. Those sound delicious, perfect little treat for summer :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

  3. Oh this chiled soup sounds like the perfect way to end summer! Cuz I'm all excited for autumn soups heehee. ;) LOVED this avocado week, Ramona! You showed me so many awesome ways to work them into recipes and meals.


  4. Avocadoes are so healthy - great source of lutein for healthy eyes, besides more potassium than in a banana!! Have a wonderful weekend, Ramona! :)

  5. Can't wait to try this recipe. It looks refreshing. I am sorry to bring this up in comments, but I could not find email to contact you privately. Is there a close button for your new bottom banner? Thank you.

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      Hope you like the recipe.

  6. Ooh, what a yummy summer soup! And so beautifully styled in those clear glasses :)

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  8. I always have such mixed feelings about chilled soup, but then you go and added avocado and I think you won me over!

  9. Such a cool and refreshing soup, perfect for this time of the year!

  10. What a perfectly healthy and cool way to enjoy a soup.

  11. This is a fun recipe to end this series. It's been a delicious journey!

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