Cold Avocado Cucumber Soup Recipe – Summer Special Treat
With summer high on its heels and sun blazing heat all day long, I bet soups as a refreshing drink is last on the list. But hey! This chilled, refreshing and creamy green blend will change the way you know your soups.
Avocados- a unique fruit with an abundance of healthy MUFA, is known to protect against heart diseases, osteoarthritis, diabetes etc. Densely packed with healthful nutrients avocados promote a feeling of satiety helping you feel fuller and satisfied when on a diet or trying to lose weight.
Cucumber helps you stay hydrated and their vitamin B-complex content helps relieve stress, anxiety and offers protection against neurological diseases. Its high water content helps detoxify the body of harmful toxins. Cucumbers are well-known to play a significant role in soothing skin irritation. Cucumbers contain two important things needs for improved digestion and gut health i.e. water and fiber.
This soup can be best described as a “good health in a bowl” because of hold on! It just gets better. After avocados and cucumber, the other essential ingredients include – yogurt and garlic. Yogurts add the good bacteria to the gut which enhances digestive function and boost immunity. Garlic, the most renowned and oldest of medical herbs known to man, adds the zing to both, the taste as well as to your health.
From its healthy assortment of ingredients to the rich creamy flavor, this chilled soup will steal the steam off this summer. Healthy, refreshing and cooling this soup is way better than any chilled cola or energy drink. What’s more? Well, it is easy to make and it is quite adaptable with what spices and herbs you use to flavor. Check out the following recipe and enjoy this cool and delectable green soup!
Chilled Avocado and Cucumber Soup
- 1/2 Medium Avocado peeled & cubed
- 1 Medium Cucumber peeled & cubed
- 3/4 Cup Milk
- 2 Table_Sp Coriander
- 2 Medium Onion chopped
- 2 Cup Vegetable Stock
- 1 Table_Sp Lemon Juice
*Add to taste: Salt, Pepper
How To Make It:
- In a blender or food processor blend the first 5 ingredients, until smooth.
- Add the lemon juice, salt and pepper and as much vegetable broth as you want to make the desired consistency.
- Serve chilled.