Weight Watchers Recipe of the Day: Avocado Cucumber Soup Recipe
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It might be hot outside, but you can stay cool as can be with this chilled avocado cucumber soup whirled together in the blender in minutes.
Enjoy as part of a quick and easy lunch or dinner.
Skinny on Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup
Try something new this summer – Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup.
Buttery avocados and cool cucumbers blend together to make a fantastic, diabetic-friendly, Weight Watchers friendly cold soup.
The smooth texture of avocado gives this chilled soup a thick and creamy consistency, making heavy or sour cream unnecessary.
This version is simple and straightforward, seasoned with lemon juice, salt and pepper.
For a zestier soup, add your favorite seasonings to taste. Garlic, anchovies, fresh herbs (parsley, basil, dill, cilantro, mint tarragon), scallion, chopped jalapeño are all flavorful possibilities.
Cold soups make a refreshing lunch or light supper when served with a salad, sandwich or crusty or toasted bread.
According to my calculations, each serving has 99 calories, *3 Weight Watchers PointsPlus and *4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints.
Watch how easy it is to make your own chilled avocado soup at home with Wholly Guacamole:
If you like this easy recipe for skinny avocado cucumber soup, be sure to check out my other easy, healthy Weight Watchers friendly soup recipes including Chilled Asparagus Soup, Chilled Cucumber Soup, Creamy Asparagus Soup, Slow Cooker Broccoli Cheese Soup and Silky Light Potato Soup.
Creamy avocadoes and cucumbers pair together in this fantastic light and tasty chilled soup from one of my favorite healthy cookbook authors, Holly Clegg.
- 1 large avocado, peeled, pitted and halved
- 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and halved
- 1 cup low-sodium, fat-free chicken or vegetable broth
- 1 cup fat-free evaporated milk
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Chopped green onions, chopped tomatoes, chopped cilantro, fresh dill, chopped parsley, mint, anchovies, jalapeños, etc.
In a blender or food processor, puree the avocado, cucumbers, chicken broth, evaporated milk, and lemon juice until smooth and creamy.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Refrigerate, covered, until chilled.
If the soup is too thick, stir in a little more broth or evaporated milk until you achieve your desired consistency
To easily seed cucumbers, cut in half and run a knife or spoon down the center of the cucumber to scrape out the seeds.
Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat-free milk, 1 fat
*3 Weight Watchers PointsPlus
*4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT Weight Watchers Zero Points fruits and vegetables using the WW Recipe Builder.
This creamy avocado soup from EatingWell can be served warm or chilled:
More Weight Watchers Friendly Avocado Recipes:
Slow Cooker Chipotle Lentil Soup with Avocado (Cookin’Canuck)
Chicken & Avocado Soup (SkinnyTaste)
Zucchini Noodles with Creamy Avocado Pesto (EatYourselfSkinny)
Mango Avocado Smoothie (EatYourselfSkinny)
Avocado Girlfredo (HungryGirl)
Avocado Egg Salad (SkinnyTaste)
Mini Avocado & Hummus Quesadilla (Cookin’Canuck)
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