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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 92.5
  • Total Fat: 7.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.2 mg
  • Sodium: 39.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.5 g
  • Protein: 2.3 g

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Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup


Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup

Introduction

This chilled creamy soup is great for hot days. It is filling and very low in calories. Perfect for a light lunch or as a dinner starter. This chilled creamy soup is great for hot days. It is filling and very low in calories. Perfect for a light lunch or as a dinner starter.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 chilled cucumber
    1 avocado
    2 scallions, chopped
    1/4 cup mint leaves, chopped (can be left out)
    1/2 cup well-shaken buttermilk
    1 1/2 cups cold water
    salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1) Cut cucumber into 3 equal pieces, then coarsely chop 2 of the cucumber pieces. Coarsely chop half of the avocado.

2) Blend together the chopped cucumber and avocado and the mint leaves, scallions, buttermilk, and water until smooth. Taste and season with salt and pepper as needed.

3) Chill soup, uncovered, 15 minutes.

4) Cut remaining cucumber and avocado in 1/4 inch pieces and stir into soup.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ITCHYSUIT.






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  • Incredible!
    20 of 20 people found this review helpful
    Made this w/o the mint and substituted Greek plain non-fat yogurt for the buttermilk which made it a bit thicker & creamier. I'll be making this quite often throughout the summer months. - 5/24/09

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  • 19 of 23 people found this review helpful
    This sounds delicious! Can't wait to try it. Mint, cucumber, and avocado are some of my favorite things.

    Note for the people who can't keep buttermilk on hand -- you can approximate buttermilk by adding 1 tbsp of vinegar or lemon juice per cup of regular milk and letting them sit 10 minutes. - 6/9/09

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  • Good
    14 of 15 people found this review helpful
    I am on a limited food budget so all things I buy must be used fully. I could not find enough ways to use the butter milk to justify buying it. I substituted one fourth cup sour cream low fat and one fourth cup plain yogurt It was great Thanks for posting the recipe - 5/24/09

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Better without the avocado in my book -- have been making this for years and years with just home made yoghurt, mint, cukes, and garlic. Wonderful for summer dining. OH, and forgot, use chicken broth instead of water fo goodness sake!!! - 6/16/10

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 12 people found this review helpful
    I love buttermilk, and I love chilled soups. I think I will make this with cilantro instead of mint. - 3/9/09

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  • Very Good
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    I've made this without buttermilk or yogurt and it was excellent. - 1/26/09

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  • Good
    7 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I would delete the butter milk and use plain yogurt.
    Not only will it be healthier....but it will also taste better. - 1/8/09

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    my husband and I really liked this soup! I added a splash of lemon juice, and used a table spoon of chopped red onion, because thats what I had on hand, and it came out beautifully! - 8/28/08

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This was great just the way it is, then I added a few pieces of diced tomatoe and it was the bomb! Thanks for the recipe. :-) - 6/24/10

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  • Very Good
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I really like the mint bite in this chilled soup! I did add more buttermilk and a little less water . . .PERFECT! YUM! - 2/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    My cucumber loving grandsons (5 and 8) loved preparing this with grandmom and everyone enjoyed eating it. Bravo! - 3/8/10

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I buy powdered buttermilk and keep it in fridge. Use a tablespoon with water or throw it into recipe, then add water. - 6/24/13

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  • O.K.
    2 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I am not real crazy about cucumber soup! - 6/24/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I'm glad to see that this has so many good reviews... I think I will be trying it this summer... I am one who doesn't buy buttermilk and will just make my own - 1 tablespoon lemon juice added to low-fat milk to make 1 cup... very easy, cuts calories and fat, and it is always available :) - 6/24/10

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  • 2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    very soothing - 6/24/10

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  • Bad
    1 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Sounds yucky! - 6/25/12

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I am allergic to avocadoes ... could you substitute it with something else, what? - 6/24/12

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  • 1 of 7 people found this review helpful
    It sounded good when I read the email but found that it has avocados in it.. yuck! I'll have to find a good substitute that will work with the recipe before I try this one. - 6/24/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Substituted goat's milk yogurt for buttermilk. - 7/2/11

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    can sub. celantro for mint and plain greek yogurt for buttermilk - 6/24/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Love this soup and have been making a version for years. - 6/24/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    It was pretty good. I used greek yogurt instead of buttermilk and only used 1c of water - would have been way too thin otherwise. Not very flavorful but still good. - 6/17/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very easy, refreshing and tastey. A good way to impress guests, yet use up those cucumbers while they are still fresh. - 6/14/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 7 people found this review helpful
    This soup sounds to good to be true, can't wait to try it. - 5/22/09

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    No thank you - 6/24/13

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