Avocado Soup

April 8, 2012 6:19:58 AM PDT
This recipe courtesy of Peapod's Tony Stallone.


2 Ripe but Firm Avocados, peeled, pitted and diced
1 tblsp Chopped Shallots
1 tblsp Olive Oil
2 cups Chicken Stock (preferably low sodium)
1 cup Heavy Cream
Salt and Pepper to taste
1/4 tsp Ground Nutmeg
1 Roma Tomato, seeded and diced

Puree avocado in a blender or food processor until smooth.
Sautee chopped shallots in olive oil until tender but not brown; set aside to cool.
In a large bowl, whisk together avocado with chicken stock, heavy cream and shallots until smooth.
Stir in salt, pepper (word of caution here depending on the chicken stock you use no salt may be needed) and nutmeg; adjust seasonings to taste.
Chill for at least half an hour before serving.
Garnish with diced tomato and whole wheat croutons