Cold Avocado Soup
|Ripe avocado||1 Large|
|Half and half/Whipping cream||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chilled|
|Regular strength chicken broth||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chilled|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Snipped chives/Watercress sprigs||1 Tablespoon|
Pit and peel avocado; cut into chunks.
In a blender, whirl avocado, half-and-half, broth, and lemon juice until smooth.
To prepare in a food processor, whirl avocado with half-and-half until pureed; add broth and lemon juice and whirl until smooth.
Season to taste with salt.
Ladle soup into wide, shallow bowls.
Garnish each portion with chives, if desired.
Makes 4 servings.