Mediterranean Soup

The flavors of the Mediterranean sing in this fresh, full-flavored soup that's raw.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (480 ml) water
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 sprig oregano
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, diced
  • 1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, quartered
  • 1 jalapeƱo, seeded, quartered
  • 1 lime, peeled, halved
  • 3 cups (90 g) spinach, fresh

Directions

  1. Place water, celery, oregano, thyme, red pepper, avocado, cucumber, jalapeno, and lime into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 10 seconds, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.
  5. Once mixture begins to circulate and head room is created at the top of the machine, stop machine and remove lid.
  6. Add spinach leaves and secure lid.
  7. Select Variable 1.
  8. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  9. Blend for 30 seconds.
  10. Enjoy with dulse leaves or flakes.

Notes

This recipe can be reduced by half and made in smaller containers.