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West Indian Avocado Soup with Limon Crema Recipe

West Indian Avocado Soup with Limon Crema

Pamper your taste buds with this chilled healthy soup made of avocados, ginger and lemon, served with a creamy topping.

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of West Indian Avocado Soup with Limon Crema

  • 100 gm butter
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 2 large ripe avocados, peeled and mashed
  • Juice of 2 freshly squeezed lemons
  • 300 ml vegetable stock (can use stock cubes simmered in 350 ml water)
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half
  • Salt, to taste
  • Freshly grated black pepper
  • For Limon Crema:
  • 1/4 cup sour cream or hang yoghurt
  • 1 lemon (juice)
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

How to Make West Indian Avocado Soup with Limon Crema

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Melt the butter in a saucepan and cook the onions for about 4 minutes, until softened.
Add the ginger and continue to cook for an additional 2 minutes. Add the avocado, lime juice, and vegetable stock and whisk to combine.
Simmer soup over medium-low heat for about 5 minutes. Add the green onion and transfer the soup to a blender and puree, until very smooth.
Stir in the half-and-half and salt and pepper, to taste.
Chill thoroughly before serving. Serve with a dollop of limon crema.

For Limon Crema:

To make the lemon crema, stir together the sour cream, lime juice, garlic, and salt.
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