While the humble avocado has been a staple of Mexican cuisine for centuries, it has taken the US by storm in the last couple of decades. While things like avocado toast have received much fanfare in recent years, the avocado is an amazing accompaniment to many of dishes. Today we are going to share a dish that hasn’t yet become a sensation, but its rise is certainly on the horizon. That dish is the avocado soup, and here we want to share our version, the zesty avocado soup.
Avocado soup is a delicious and creamy soup that has been around for centuries. It originated in ancient Mexico, where avocado was the main ingredient in many of the traditional dishes. The Mayans and Aztecs used avocado in soup, sauces, as toppings, in desserts and much more. Today, avocado soup is a classic Mexican dish that is still widely served in Mexico and is starting to appear on more menus around the world.
This zesty version of avocado soup is sure to be a hit at your next gathering. The combination of creamy avocado, spice and a hint of lime makes for a truly flavorful experience. Here’s what you’ll need to make it:
Primary Avocado Soup Ingredients
- 2 large avocados, peeled and pitted
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 1 cup coconut milk
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 1/4 teaspoon cumin
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced
- Quinoa (optional, but will add nice texture)
- Black Sesame (optional, but will also add nice texture)
- Salt to taste
- In a blender, combine the avocados, vegetable broth, coconut milk, lime juice, cumin, black pepper, and jalapeno pepper. Blend until smooth.
- Pour the mixture into a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt if needed.
- Serve hot, garnished with your favorite toppings such as sour cream, cilantro, diced tomatoes, and/or shredded cheese.
This zesty avocado soup is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. If you’re looking for a delicious way to spice up your next meal, look no further than this classic Mexican dish. Enjoy!
Need other soup recommendations for an easy weeknight meal? Look no further than this umami packed French Onion soup recipe.