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Cold Cucumber Soup with Avocado

This is a filling, satisfying cold soup; and

no cholesterol

in this one!

Serves 2

1 1/2 Cups fresh Cucumber juice from 2 large


1/4  Cup fresh Lemon juice

1 T.  chopped green onion

1 T.  chopped red onion

1 T.  chopped fresh parsley

1 Lg ripe avocado, peeled and seeded

1 Lg or 2 medium garlic cloves, minced

3 sprigs fresh basil, chopped (optional)

1 tsp tamari or light soy sauce

1-2 tsp curry powder, or to taste

1/2 tsp ground cumin

Fresh basil, for garnish

Combine the juices and remaining ingredients in a blender, and puree until smooth. If the soup is a bit thick, add a little more cucumber juice or lemon juice.

Pour the soup into bowls and serve cold. Garnish with fresh basil or any other fresh herb of choice.

For a zesty summer recipe, this one can’t be beat!

A cold, satisfying soup for Summertime!

This delicious recipe is from Cherie Calbom’s “The Coconut Diet”. It may be found at

Nutritional breakdown per serving: 186 calories (68.9% from fat); 16 grams fat; 3g protein; 13 g carbohydrate; 4 g dietary fiber; 0 mg cholestrol; 182 mg sodium

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