01
Mar
2018

Chilled lemon avocado soup - High Fibre

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High fibre (makes 4 serves) approximately 4 grams of fibre per serve
*Vegetarian, vegan

 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 600mls low salt Massel ®chicken stock
  • 1 small finely chopped shallot
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced
  • 1 avocado peeled and cubed
  • 550 grams of washed and cubed zucchini
  • 2 tablespoons shredded lemon or Thai basil leaves
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste

Garnish

  • Two tablespoons of chopped roasted almonds skin on
  • 2 tablespoons of finely shredded red pepper
  • Basil leaves

Method

  1. Heat oven to 180C lightly toast almonds in the oven for 15 minutes remove and cool
  2. Heat a large deep fry pan add olive oil garlic and onion and lightly sauté until they are transparent
  3. Sauté zucchini on medium to low heat in the same pan- cook for 5 minutes until soft, gently add chicken stock and gently simmer for 3-4 minutes
  4. Remove from heat let cool
  5. Add lemon or Thai basil, avocado, salt and pepper to taste
  6. Place soup in a blender and blend until completely smooth
  7. When ready to serve stir in fresh lemon juice and garnish with basil leaves and chopped roasted almonds