The fresh clean flavors of garlic, fresh ginger and lime and the buttery creaminess of chunks of avocados come together to create Avocado Lime Chicken Soup, a new comfort soup favorite! Homemade chicken soup just got a face lift!
Avocado Soup Recipe
Let me begin with an admission. I need to tell you that this is one of my most favorite soups of all time. Truly!
The creaminess of the avocado and fresh flavor of the lime make this every spoonful of this soup amazingly delicious!
Is Avocado Lime Chicken Soup both healthy and delicious? Oh yes it is! Be sure to check out all these good things avocados bring to the table.
- are cholesterol free
- are sodium free
- are sugar-free
- contain naturally good fats
- are a good source of fiber
And there's nothing quite as wonderful as a homemade soup and nothing quite as satisfying as making our avocado soup in less than 30 minutes!
Now don’t let a hot avocado soup scare you away. It is surprisingly delicious and comforting, and as I mentioned, it’s a favorite of mine.
Avocado Lime Chicken Soup is a snap to put together on your stove top and will be gone just as quickly when you set it on your table!
And if you use Whole30 compliant ingredients, Avocado Lime Chicken Soup is a Whole30 recipe too. And a delicious one at that!
Can you cook avocados?
Avocados are mostly eaten raw, typically in a salad, guacamole or spread on toast. But yes, avocados can be cooked too. Just be sure not to overheat them or they can become a bit bitter if overheated.
Will avocado turn brown in soup?
The lime in avocado soup helps to keep the pieces of avocado from turning brown.
Do avocados contain fat?
Yes, avocados contain fat but it is a naturally good for you fat.
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Make it vegetarian; omit the chicken and use vegetable broth
- Garnish with chopped tomatoes
- Add cooked white rice or brown rice
- For a creamy soup, stir in a bit of sour cream after cooking
- Add cooked pasta
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Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- olive oil
- kosher salt
- chicken broth
- salsa verde
- lime juice
When it comes to comfort food, a piping hot bowl of homemade soup is top on my list. How about you?
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Heat olive oil over medium heat and cook garlic, ginger and kosher salt until just fragrant, about 1 minute.
Add broth and salsa verde and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 20 minutes.
Stir in chicken, avocados, scallions, cilantro and lime juice.
Cook until heated through, about 2 minutes.
Makes 8 cups.
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tip:
Make It Whole30: Be sure to use ingredients that are Whole30 compliant and you have yourself a new Whole30 recipe!
First Published: February 9, 2017... Last Updated: January 8, 2021