I Love Avocados (and Chilled Guacamole Soup)


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Avocados from Mexico. All opinions are 100% mine.

If you read this blog regularly, you know that I have a tendency to get obsessed with certain foods.  A particular flavor will appeal to me for a time and I will think about it constantly, dreaming up ever more creative ways to use it.  Oftentimes, that obsession will run its course and I will move on to other flavors and foods.  But there are some foods that I adore so much, they never fade from my mind.  Peanut butter for one.  And chocolate.  And avocados.  Yes, I am serious.  I love avocados that much.  I could eat them morning, noon and night, and in multiple ways.  I love them on salads and chilis and I love them spooned straight from the skin.  I love them mashed up as guacamole, which I can also eat straight with a spoon.  And lately, I’ve been adding them to my morning omelet with brie cheese.  I know it sounds like a bit of an odd combination, but trust me, it’s fantastic!

In my opinion, one of the best recipes that I developed for this blog is my Chilled Guacamole Soup.  It was very popular and was picked up by a number of other blogs and websites.  In honor of the I LOVE AVOCADOS campaign for Avocados from Mexico , I am going republish the recipe in this post so you don’t need to go digging it up.  It’s a wonderful take on the traditional guacamole and it makes a fantastic starter to any  meal!

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Chilled Guacamole Soup

2 ½ cups low-sodium chicken broth, divided
2 avocados, peeled and pitted
2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
1 jalapeno, seeded and coarsely chopped
¼ cup red onion, chopped
1 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
1/2 tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
¼ tsp cayenne
¼ cup whipping cream
2 tbsp sour cream
6 tbsp cheddar cheese, shredded

In a food processor combine 1 cup of chicken broth with avocados, garlic, jalapeno, lime juice and cilantro. Puree until smooth. Add remaining 1 ½ cups broth, salt, pepper and cayenne and blend. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and stir in whipping cream. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour and up to 12 hours.

Divide soup among 6 bowls. In the center of each bowl, dollop 1 tsp (5 mL) of sour cream. Sprinkle each with 1 tbsp shredded cheese.

Serves 6 (1/2 cup servings). Each serving has a total of 7g of carbs and 2g of fiber.

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  1. sclark32 says

    I have never, ever heard of guacamole soup. My brain is trying to figure out what this would taste like. It sounds so interesting!

  2. says

    I love avocados so much, just splitting one in half and eating it with a spoon makes me so happy. I LOVE that it's a 'good fat' and is less likely to stick to my booty. Your soup looks amazing – a genius idea to use the flavors of guacamole! BTW, thanks for the Pin! I need to join up soon!!

  3. says

    I love avocado, it's so creamy :)
    Have you ever tried a slimcado? I'm curious about those.
    The soup sounds amazing – chilled soups are such a wonderful thing.

  4. says

    You could have them for breakfast, Carolyn? Why not – I'd even have that soup for it. It looks fabulous. I'm the only one who loves avocados in our house, boohoo. Wish we were neighbours!
    As to the bar code thing, looks a great idea for a ring tone. Now if only I knew how to scan it.

  5. says

    Holy wow. I have got to try a spoonful of that awesomness. I have recently been on an avocado kick and the idea of a chilled soup has me excited!

  6. abidalilliane says

    One fruit that I really love, avocados is one of the tastiest fruit all over the world, aside from fruit , sometimes they are cooking this specially for babies.
    VZ 58

  7. Emily says

    I’m going to make this today. I noticed in the instructions that it doesn’t say when to add the onion (I checked it a couple times and couldn’t find it anyway). I’m assuming it goes in on the first round of blending, with the avocado and lime, based on the ingredients list order.

    I’m going to substitute pasillo (sp?) for the jalapeno peppers and lite coconut milk for the shipping cream because I have those. Wish me luck!

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