Sopa Fría de Aguacate (Avocado Cold Soup)

46

It has been a very busy week, full of new things and excitement. Today’s recipe is inspired by a lovely gazpacho I had yesterday during a talk about health by the lovely women from “fig and bloom”, Dorothy, the chef of the group, cooked this refreshing gazpacho soup with cucumber, avocado and jalapeños, so I thought I’d make my own version with a Mexican twist. 

This is a Mexican soup, very popular in central Mexico, it’s usually very good to have as a little hors d’oeuvres or a quick light lunch. It is commonly prepared with cream, but I use low fat Greek yoghurt and the texture is the same. The best thing is that it takes no time to prepare and it is delicious.

Makes 5 small portion bowls

Prep 5 min

Cook 10 min

Ingredients

  •  2 large ripe avocado
  • 1 fresh poblano pepper or 2 green pepper
  • 1 fresh jalapeño
  • 1/2 cup low fat Greek yoghurt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2 limes
  • Salt to taste

To garnish

  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • 1/2 onion finely chopped
  • 1 fresh jalapeño pepper finely chopped

Method

Char grill on the hob burner the peppers, once their skin is blackened, put them in a plastic bag. After 10 min, remove the black skin and rinse, so they get cold, chop and keep aside.

Put the avocado, peppers, juice of one lime, onion, salt, pepper, water and yoghurt in a blender and blend until getting a very smooth consistency.

Taste and add more salt or lime if necessary.

Serve in a small bowl or glass and garnish with tomato, onion and jalapeño chilli.

Listo!

Provecho!

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Close
© Mexican Food Memories 2020. All rights reserved.
Close

We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By agreeing you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.

Privacy Settings saved!
Privacy Settings

When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. Control your personal Cookie Services here.

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems.

In order to use this website we use the following technically required cookies
  • wordpress_test_cookie
  • wordpress_logged_in_
  • wordpress_sec

We use WooCommerce as a shopping system. For cart and order processing 2 cookies will be stored. This cookies are strictly necessary and can not be turned off.
  • woocommerce_cart_hash
  • woocommerce_items_in_cart
  • wc_fragments_#

Decline all Services
Accept all Services