Today’s recipe feature is Chilled Avocado Soup with Crab Meat! If you enjoy avocados, then this dish is for you. Crab meat is seasoned with celery, chervil and lemon zest and it tops a delicious, creamy soup made extra wonderful with crème fraîche. It’s a fantastic taste of summer to end the work week. Healthy and joyous eating!
Chilled Avocado Soup with Crab Meat (Recipe courtesy Bon Appetit.com)
- ½ cup lump crabmeat
- 1 celery stalk, diced
- ½ tablespoon chervil, chopped
- 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
- 2 avocados
- 1 cup vegetable stock
- 2 tablespoons crème fraîche
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- ¾ teaspoons kosher salt
Mix crab meat, celery, chervil and lemon zest in a bowl. Cover and chill crab salad.
Halve and pit avocados; scoop flesh into a blender. Add vegetable stock, crème fraîche, lime juice, kosher salt, and 1 ¼ cups water. Purée until smooth. Season soup to taste with salt and pepper; chill.
Divide soup among 4 bowls. Spoon crab salad into center of each bowl.