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EAT: CHILLED AVOCADO SOUP

With summer just around the corner, here is a refreshing, delicious, and easy recipe to try:

From the Operation Live Well Grill and Chill Cookbook

CHILLED AVOCADO AND YOGURT SOUP WITH MELON (SERVES 4)

Ingredients

  • 4 avocados, pitted and peeled
  • 2 small onions, chopped
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 8-9 ounce containers of fat-free, plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tsps. lemon zest
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 ripe cantaloupe
  • 2/3 cup fresh basil for garnishing
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted, for garnishing

Directions

1. In a processor, blend the avocado, onion, stock, yogurt and lemon juice, until smooth. Add the zest and season to taste.

2. Spoon into bowls.

3. Using a melon baller, scoop the melon into small balls and place a few in each bowl. Garnish with fresh basil and toasted pine nuts.

Nutritional information per serving:

Calories: 466; Carb: 31g; Fat: 34g; Protein: 19g; Sodium: 182mg; Sugar: 13g.​​​

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