Cold Avocado Soup
- 2 ripe avocados, pitted and peeled
- 1 cup chicken stock or broth
- 1 cup heavy cream or sour cream
- 1-2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro or basil
- Juice of 1 lemon
- Freshly ground pepper
- Ground hot red pepper
Cut the avocados up roughly and move to a blender or food processor. Slowly add the chicken stock and puree until smooth.
Transfer to a bowl and whisk in the cream and herbs.
Season to taste with the lemon juice, salt, pepper and hot red pepper. Chill in a tightly covered container or serve immediately.