Avocado Bean Soup with Fresh Herb Relish

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Avocado Bean Soup with Fresh Herb Relish

Yield: 4 c (960 ml)

Total Time: 21 Minutes

Difficulty: Advanced

Print: 8.5x11

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Ingredients

  • For the Soup:
  • 2 cups (480 ml) chicken broth
  • 2 ripe avocados, pitted, peeled, quartered
  • 1 cup (185 g) cooked navy beans, drained
  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat or low-fat yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 small to medium jalapeƱo pepper, seeded, halved
  • For the Fresh Herb Relish:
  • 2 Tablespoons (5 g) chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped sweet yellow onion
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup (50 g) crumbled feta or chevre

Directions

  1. Place all Soup ingredients into the Vitamix 40-ounce container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Turn the dial to 1 and slowly increase speed to 6.
  3. Blend for 40 seconds or until desired consistency is reached, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.
  4. Combine the cilantro, zest, onion, and olive oil in a small bowl.   Serve soup chilled or at room temperature, garnished with a Tablespoon of Relish and topped with feta or chevre.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 1 cup (240 ml)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 250
Total Fat 15 g
Saturated Fat 4 g
Cholesterol 15 mg
Sodium 960 mg
Total Carbohydrate 22 g
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Sugars 4 g
Protein 9 g