Chilled Asparagus Soup With Spinach & Avocado

Chilled Asparagus Soup With Spinach & Avocado
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 62.6
  • Total Fat: 2.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 32.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 cucumber, peeled
    1 cup asparagus, preferably pencil thin, tough end strimmed and spears cut into 2-inch pieces
    2 cups cold water
    4 ounces spinach, trimmed,washed well, and drained
    4 scallions, trimmed and cut into 2-inch lengths
    1 ripe, firm avocado,halved lengthwise, pitted,and peeled
    cup packed fresh mint
    2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
    Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions

1. Halve cucumber lengthwise; cut one half into eighths and the other into -inch dice. Puree asparagus in a blender with cup cold water until smooth.

2. Add spinach, scallions, cucumber eighths, and another cupwater. Blend until completely smooth. Add avocado, mint, and lemon juice; puree until smooth, adding remaining 1 cup water a littleat a time until soup reaches desired consistency. Add teaspoon salt,and season with pepper. Scrape down sides of blender with a flexible spatula, and puree 5 seconds more. If you would like the soup chilled,refrigerate at least 30 minutes (and up to 1 day, covered).

3. Divide soup among four bowls, and garnish each with diced cucumber and a mint sprig. Serve immediately



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