Chilled Avocado Soup with Grilled Chili Spiced Shrimp
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
6 mins
Total Time
16 mins
 

This easy Avocado Soup is quick and simple. Served chilled for a refreshingly easy summer meal.

Course: Dinner, lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: avocado soup
Servings: 4
Calories: 169 kcal
Author: Kellie
Ingredients
  • 1 1/4 cup low fat buttermilk
  • 2 ripe peeled avocados, pitted
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • juice and zest of 1 lime
  • For the relish:
  • 1/4 cup diced mango
  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced cilantro
  • For the shrimp:
  • 8 large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • pinch of kosher salt
Instructions
  1. Place the buttermilk, avocado, stock, yogurt, cilantro, garlic, jalapeño, salt, lime juice and zest in a blender.
  2. Puree the ingredients until smooth. If the mixture is too thick, add more buttermilk one tablespoon at a time until the desired consistency.
  3. Transfer the pitcher to the refrigerator and chill for 30 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl. toss the mango, bell pepper, jalapeño pepper, onion and cilantro together to combine. Chill until ready to serve
  5. Toss the shrimp with the chili powder, cayenne pepper and salt.
  6. Grill over high heat for 3 minutes on each side or until no longer translucent.
  7. Divide the soup mixture among 4 bowls.
  8. Top each with 1/4 of the relish and then place 2 shrimp on each serving.
  9. Serve immediately
Recipe Notes

This recipe was adapted slightly from Cooking Light.

Nutrition Facts
Chilled Avocado Soup with Grilled Chili Spiced Shrimp
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 169 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 341mg 14%
Potassium 423mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 20g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 43.9%
Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 14.3%
Iron 6.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.