Thursday, 12 May 2016

West Indian Avocado Soup with Limon Crema

West Indian Avocado Soup with Limon Crema

West Indian Avocado Soup with Limon Crema



Recipe Servings



:Raasta, New Delhi

Recipe Cook Time

:30 Minutes

Pamper your taste buds with this chilled healthy soup made of avocados, ginger and lemon, served with a creamy topping.


  • 100 gm butter

    1 medium onion, finely chopped

    1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and grated

    2 large ripe avocados, peeled and mashed

    Juice of 2 freshly squeezed lemons

    300 ml vegetable stock (can use stock cubes simmered in 350 ml water)

    1/2 tsp black pepper

    1 green onion, finely chopped

    1/2 cup half-and-half

    Salt, to taste

    Freshly grated black pepper

    For Limon Crema:

    1/4 cup sour cream or hang yoghurt

    1  lemon (juice)

    1/4 teaspoon minced garlic

    1/4 teaspoon salt


Melt the butter in a saucepan and cook the onions for about 4 minutes, until softened.

Add the ginger and continue to cook for an additional 2 minutes. Add the avocado, lime juice, and vegetable stock and whisk to combine.

Simmer soup over medium-low heat for about 5 minutes. Add the green onion and transfer the soup to a blender and puree, until very smooth.

Stir in the half-and-half and salt and pepper, to taste.

Chill thoroughly before serving. Serve with a dollop of limon crema.

For Limon Crema:

To make the lemon crema, stir together the sour cream, lime juice, garlic, and salt.
Key Ingredients: Avocados, vegetable stock, black pepperonionlemon juicegarlicbutter