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African Tomato Avocado Buttermilk Soup

 
African Tomato Avocado Buttermilk Soup
108

A cold tomato avocado buttermilk soup.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

5

min

Cook

0

min

Ready

5

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

3 pounds tomatoes
peeled and seeded
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 whole avocados
mashed to a puree
*
1 whole lemon
juice of
*
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
finely minched
1 x salt
to taste
*
1 x black pepper
to taste
*
1 x red hot pepper sauce
to taste
*
1 x cucumbers
peeled, seeded and diced
*
1 x sour cream
or plain yogurt
*

Directions

Purée tomatoes in a food processor or food mill, then press through a sieve to remove seeds. In a large mixing bowl, beat the puréed tomatoes, tomato paste, buttermilk, and oil.

Toss puréed avocado with 1 tablespoon lemon juice to hold the color. Add the avocado, remaining lemon juice, and parsley to the tomato mixture; stir to mix well. Season to taste with salt and pepper, and a generous number of drops of hot pepper sauce.

Refrigerate several hours before serving.

At serving time, taste soup for seasonings. Ladle into individual bowl and have guest garnish their portions with cucumber and sour cream. Pass hot pepper sauce around to add more piquancy.

Makes 8 to 10 servings.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 207g (7.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 5933% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 2%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 45mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Sugars g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 40%
Calcium 6% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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