DescriptionCreamy, slightly spicy, light in the tummy and totally yummy, there's a reason why avocado soups are a favorite amongst raw foodies! Rich in essential fatty acids from avocado, olive oil, and pepitas, this recipe is also high in zinc and vitamin E which are amazing nutrients for the skin! Lisa Viger notes the price of the ingredients she uses, proving that raw food can be as affordable as it is nutritious and fun to make! Add in a little lemon or lime juice if you want a slightly more tangy version. Play around with your seasonings to create endless variations!
1 avocado ($1.49)
1 cup nut milk ($.40)
2/3 cup water
1 onion ($.25)
1 clove garlic ($.10)
1/2 red bell pepper ($.40)
2 tbsp pumpkin seeds (pepitas) ($.30)
1 tsp olive oil ($.10)
salt and pepper to taste
1) For this soup, which makes two large servings, place a peeled avocado, nut milk, water, half the onion, and the clove of garlic in a blender. Puree until very smooth.
2) Add the chopped onion and pepper, and sprinkle with pepitas. Salt and pepper to taste, and add an optional drizzle of olive oil.