KORBEL Chilled Avocado Soup

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Submitted by Chef Robin A. Lehnhoff-McCray. Korbel Champagne Cellars

Enjoy this delicious Chilled Avocado Soup with our lovely Korbel Chardonnay Champagne.

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Chilled Avocado Soup Ingredients
  • 3 T extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1 large jalapeno, diced with seeds
  • 1 T chopped fresh garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 firm ripe avocado, smashed
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup creme fraiche or sour cream

Method

Heat the olive oil in a pan and saute the onion, garlic, jalapeno until soft and seasoned with salt and pepper. Let cool.

Place avocado, sautéed items, chicken broth, water, cilantro, and lemon juice in a bowl and then transfer in batches into a blender. Blend until smooth. Season the soup with salt and pepper and chill for 3 hours.

Serve drizzled with sour cream or creme fraiche and crostini.

serves 8

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