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Cool Avocado & Cucumber Soup

Cucumbers contain lariciresinol, pinoresinol, and secoisolariciresinola–these plant compounds are found to be great for your health. Avocado is also exceedingly good for you, with its healthy fats and high concentrations of carotenoids.

  • Prep: 15 minutes
  • Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 lbs Cucumber
  • 2 Avocados Ripe
  • 3 tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1 pinch Kosher Salt
  • 1 pinch Cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Mint Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Cilantro Chopped

Instructions

  1. Pour 1 cup of water into blender.

  2. Add cucumbers, avocados, lime juice, salt and cayenne.

  3. Blend until smooth, gradually adding water until you reach the desired consistency.

  4. Chill for a least two hours.

  5. Stir in mint and cilantro just before serving.

Nutrition Info

Calories:
110
Total Fat:
7.5g
Saturated Fat:
1g
Sodium:
80mg
Potassium:
240mg
Total Carbohydrate:
10g
Dietary Fiber:
3g
Protein:
3g
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