Avocado and Bacon Soup

Avocado and Bacon Soup

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  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    30 m
  • Ready In

    45 m
MRPAUL1
Recipe by  MRPAUL1

“Wonderful way to blend the tastes of avocado and bacon in a warm, hearty soup. Besides the bacon bits, this soup works with a dollop of sour cream and some lime zest. Eat with plenty of crusty bread.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

  1. In a skillet over medium heat, cook the bacon until evenly brown. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon grease in the skillet, chop, and set aside. Place onion and celery in the skillet, and cook until tender.
  2. Transfer the onion and celery to a blender or food processor. Pour in 1/2 the chicken stock, add avocados, and blend until smooth.
  3. Transfer blender mixture to a large pot over medium heat. Whisk in remaining stock, wine, lime juice, and heavy cream. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring often, until heated through, but do not boil. Garnish with chopped bacon to serve.

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Reviews (22)

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MINALEWIS
14

MINALEWIS

ok....there have been only two reviews and both five stars but ... My family just one by one pushed their bowls to the side and munched on the salad. I think it needed about double the avacado to make it work and not so much broth. The lime was overpowering and the wine just made it worse. I don't mean to be so negative on someones recipe but...this will not be something I make again. No one ate seconds and no one finished the first round and there were 7 at the table.

NYPD K9 COP
10

NYPD K9 COP

perfect accent for a Mexican meal!! The avocado and lime with crunchy bacon on top was great, things you wouldn't expect in a soup (I did thicken it with corn starch 2T. cs, 2T. water, blend in with a whisk). Perfect spring, summer meal on its own or as I did, served before a enchilada, burrito and taco meal amongst friends. will make again and again and again :)

laura
7

laura

I made this soup in advance for a family dinner party, leaving the cream to add at the last moment. It is a lovely soup but not a good one for entertaining - because you need to watch it like a hawk. I accidently let it boil and it made it very bitter. I thought the cream would be the reason not to let it boil - but in retrospect it was the avocado.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (6 total)

  • Calories
  • 349 cal
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 30.2 g
  • 46%
  • Carbs
  • 11.5 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 7.6 g
  • 15%
  • Cholesterol
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium
  • 840 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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