Spinach and Avocado Soup

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 handful of spinach, about 4 cups
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • chipotle pepper, cored and seeded, chopped to garnish (optional)

Method

Step 1

Remove the peel and pit of the avocado then add it to a blender. Then add the spinach, ½ cup of the broth, lemon juice and the oil.

Step 2

Blend on high until a smooth and creamy consistency is achieved, adding up to another ¼ cup of broth for desired thickness. Serve in large bowl. Optional: garnish with a sprinkle of chipotle pepper and a drizzle of olive oil.

Step 3

If heating, place in a saucepan on medium heat and heat until warmed through.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis (based on 2 servings): Calories: 283, Fat: 28g, Protein: 3g, Carbs: 11g, Fiber: 7g, Sugar: 1g, Sodium: 289mg

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