Saturday, July 20, 2013

Cool as a cucumber (and avocado) soup recipe...


This soup is really delicious and really easy to make. I know...I say that all the time, right? Well, all you have to do is put the ingredients in a blender and puree them. Seriously. Easy, delicious, and healthy...what's not to like. This is also a great recipe for the crazy heatwave that has gripped much of the country. I hope you try this...you'll be glad you did.



Chilled Cucumber-Avocado Soup

Makes 6-8 cups

1 English cucumber, seeds removed
1 ripe avocado, skin and pit removed
¼ small onion, diced
2 cloves garlic
2 cups plain Greek yogurt
2 cups orange juice
2 teaspoons sea salt
½ teaspoon crushed hot pepper (optional)

Combine all of the ingredients in a blender and process until very smooth. 

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