Simple Summer Soup

From Avacado Joy | Soups | American

This recipe is loaded with great ingredients like cucumbers, bell peppers, avocados and heirloom tomatoes. It is well-flavored with cumin, thyme and basil to make a great cooling and delicious soup.

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cal Calories 298kcal

High fat Total Fat 18g

Low sat-fat Saturated Fat 3g

chol Cholesterol 0mg

High sodium Sodium 1772mg

carbs Total Carbohydrate 36g

Serving size 735g Calories from fat 161kcal Fiber 13g Protein 7g Sugar 13g
2 servings

Ingredients

  • cups avocado, chopped
  • 1 large heirloom tomato, very ripe
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded and chopped
  • 3 small Lebanese cucumbers or 3 cups regular small cucumbers
  • ½ lime, juiced
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seed
  • 1 teaspoon thyme leaves
  • teaspoons Himalayan or Celtic sea salt
  • 5 large basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, freshly ground
  • ½ cup water, if too thick (optional)

Directions

  1. Roughly chop all the ingredients.
  2. Blend everything except the basil thoroughly.
  3. Pulse in the basil.
  4. Garnish with pepper.

cucumber

Cucumber Highlight

Cucumbers are technically a fruit. They are very common these days, found in just about all salads. It has a high water content so it is good for juicing with other less water-rich vegetables like kale and collards. I recommend leaving the skin on so you get the green chlorophyll. Also in the skin, the cucumber has plant sterols, a substance known for reducing cholesterol.

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