Cold Cucumber Soup with Avocado

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Cold Cucumber Soup with Avocado

Indulge in the essence of summer with each spoonful of this refreshing, creamy, and incredibly satisfying Cold Cucumber Soup with Avocado. Not only does this delightful dish tantalize your taste buds, but it also captivates your sight with its vibrant, natural green hue.

What makes this soup so special? It’s a magnificent mélange of carefully selected ingredients, each contributing their unique flavors and textures to create a culinary masterpiece. The star of the show, Persian cucumbers, lend a crisp freshness to the soup, while nonfat plain Greek yogurt adds a tangy creaminess without weighing you down.

Shallots and garlic provide a subtle depth of flavor, and fresh herbs like parsley and dill infuse the soup with an aromatic allure that’s hard to resist. The lemon juice adds a zesty tang, and a drizzle of honey brings a hint of sweetness that balances out the flavors perfectly.

But wait, there’s more! The pièce de résistance of this soup is the avocado. This creamy, buttery fruit not only enhances the texture of the soup but also adds a richness that makes this dish truly indulgent. A final sprinkling of black pepper gives it a gentle heat that rounds off the flavors beautifully.

Now, if you’re thinking this sounds delicious but wondering about its nutritional value, let us assure you, this soup is as healthy as it is tasty. Persian cucumbers are low in calories but high in many essential vitamins and minerals, including vitamin K, potassium and magnesium. Combined with the probiotics from the Greek yogurt, the heart-healthy monounsaturated fats from the avocado, and the plethora of nutrients from the herbs and spices, this soup is a nutritional powerhouse.

Easy to whip up and packed full of health benefits, this Cold Cucumber Soup with Avocado is an ideal choice for a light lunch or dinner on a hot summer day. More than just a meal, it’s a refreshing retreat from the heat, a soothing symphony of flavors that will leave you feeling nourished and revitalized. So, why wait? Dive into this delicious journey and let this cold cucumber soup bring a refreshing twist to your summer dining.

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Servings: 6

Calories per Serving: 150

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • 6 Persian cucumbers
  • 1 ½ cups nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 shallot
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh dill
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp. honey
  • ½ avocado
  • Black pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Place all ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.
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