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Carleton Family California Avocado Soup

Total time:

1 hrs 5 min

Prep time:

1 hrs 5 min

Cook time:


Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
210 Calories
15 g Fat
6 g Fiber
360 mg Sodium
17 g Carbs
Carleton Family California Avocado Soup


This easy to make chilled soup from California Avocado grower Will Carleton combines only seven ingredients for a fresh, tasty treat on a warm afternoon.


Serves: 4

2 large ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled, seeded and quartered
1 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth (vegetable broth can be substituted)
1 Tbsp. chopped green onion, white part only
1 1/2 cups crème fraiche
2 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
As needed Salt and ground black pepper, to taste
As needed Finely chopped chives, for garnish

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


  1. In a blender or food processor, combine all ingredients until smooth and creamy.
  2. Cover and chill soup for 1 hour.
  3. Serve chilled and garnish with chives.

Serving suggestions:
Garnish soup with finely crumbled bacon, finely diced tomato, finely diced cucumber, finely diced radish or fresh Dungeness crab.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 210
Total Fat 15 g (Sat 2.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2 g, Mono 9 g)
Cholesterol 5 mg
Sodium 360 mg
Potassium 630 mg
Total Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugar 5 g
Protein 5 g

Vitamin A 174 IU; Vitamin C 13 mg; Calcium 98 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 82 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 20%; Calcium 10%; Iron 4%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Recipe provided by California Avocado grower Will Carleton


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