Avocado Lemon-Ginger Vichyssoise

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Avocado vichyssoise recipe
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Avocado Lemon-Ginger Vichyssoise

Vichyssoise is a French classic: a creamy potato-and-leek soup that's served chilled. Avocado and tofu provide a twist on the classic and give this soup a rich texture. It's perfect for vegetarians, those avoiding dairy, and anyone looking for a refreshing starter for the meal.

Ingredients

Servings  3   Serving Size   3/4 cup

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 medium to large avocado, pitted, flesh scooped out and transferred to a small bowl
  • 4 ounces soft, light tofu (drained, patted dry)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated, peeled gingerroot
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped, unsalted almonds
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • Pepper to taste (freshly ground preferred)

Directions

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  1. In a food processor or blender, process the water, avocado, tofu, lemon juice, and gingerroot until smooth.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a container with a lid. Cover and refrigerate to chill.
  3. To serve, ladle the vichyssoise into serving bowls. Sprinkle each serving with the almonds, chives, and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

Avocado Lemon-Ginger Vichyssoise

CaloriesCalories

162 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

5g Per Serving

FiberFiber

5g Per Serving

Nutrition Facts

Calories 162
Total Fat 13.5 g
Saturated Fat 2.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 11 mg
Total Carbohydrate 8 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 5 g

Dietary Exchanges
1 vegetable, 1/2 lean meat, 2 fat

 

Vichyssoise is a French classic: a creamy potato-and-leek soup that's served chilled. Avocado and tofu provide a twist on the classic and give this soup a rich texture. It's perfect for vegetarians, those avoiding dairy, and anyone looking for a refreshing starter for the meal.

Nutrition Facts

Avocado Lemon-Ginger Vichyssoise

CaloriesCalories

162 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

5g Per Serving

FiberFiber

5g Per Serving
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Calories 162
Total Fat 13.5 g
Saturated Fat 2.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 11 mg
Total Carbohydrate 8 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 5 g

Dietary Exchanges
1 vegetable, 1/2 lean meat, 2 fat

Ingredients

Servings  3   Serving Size   3/4 cup

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 medium to large avocado, pitted, flesh scooped out and transferred to a small bowl
  • 4 ounces soft, light tofu (drained, patted dry)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated, peeled gingerroot
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped, unsalted almonds
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • Pepper to taste (freshly ground preferred)

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. In a food processor or blender, process the water, avocado, tofu, lemon juice, and gingerroot until smooth.
  2. Transfer the mixture to a container with a lid. Cover and refrigerate to chill.
  3. To serve, ladle the vichyssoise into serving bowls. Sprinkle each serving with the almonds, chives, and pepper.

 


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