Chilled Tomato and Avocado Soup

Chilled Tomato and Avocado Soup – serves 4clip_image010

  • 1 lb ripe tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • ¼ cup red onion, loosely chopped
  • 1/3 cup cucumber
  • ½ red bell pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 5-7 basil leaves
  • Dash of sugar
  • Dash of cayenne pepper, like it hot? Add a minced jalapeno pepper instead.
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 avocados, peeled and cut into bite size chunks

Put all ingredients with the exception of the avocados in a food processor and blend. Divide avocados into 4 bowls, tops with soup and serve. You can also add croutons, cheese or cooked crabmeat or shrimp. Tasty!

 

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