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Creamy Guacamole Gazpacho

The flavors of lime, cilantro and avocado combine in this creamy gazpacho. The cucumber contributes a light crunch.

The flavors of lime, cilantro and avocado combine in this creamy gazpacho. The cucumber contributes a light crunch.

Servings
8

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 2 cups low-sodium vegetable stock
  • 1 bunch scallions, chopped
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/8 tsp. hot pepper sauce, or more to taste
  • 2 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 2 Tbs. chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup dairy or soy sour cream, optional

Preparation

Put 2 avocados, vegetable stock, 1/2 cup water, 1/4 cup scallions, lime juice, cumin and hot pepper sauce in food processor or blender, and purée until smooth. Transfer soup to non-metallic container, cover and refrigerate until chilled, 1 to 2 hours.

To serve, chop remaining avocado, and stir it, as well as remaining scallions, tomatoes, cucumber and cilantro, into soup. Ladle into bowls, and garnish with dollop of sour cream, if using.