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Chilled Spring Avocado-Cucumber Soup

Chilled Spring Avocado-Cucumber SoupThis chilled avocado and cucumber soup is full of fresh flavors and bursting with colors. It is simple to make using a blender. Garnish with finely chopped red onion, diced cucumber and chopped fresh dill for a festive flourish that will impress friends and family. Perfect for a simple entertaining option.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (12-ounce) can NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Low-fat 2% Milk
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 large or 3 small ripe avocados, halved, pitted, peeled and diced (about 2 1/2 cups total)
1 cup water
1 cup sliced unpeeled cucumber
1/3 cup snipped fresh dill
Diced cucumbers, finely chopped red onion and chopped fresh dill for garnish (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine evaporated milk and vinegar in small bowl; let stand for 15 minutes.
  2. Place avocados, water, evaporated milk mixture, 1 cup cucumber and 1/3 cup dill in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Season with coarse salt and ground black pepper. Cover; refrigerate for 1 hour (can be made up to 4 hours in advance).
  3. Pour soup into eight small bowls or glasses; garnish with cucumber, red onion and dill.

Makes 8 servings (about 2/3 cup per serving).

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and Meals.com, used with permission.