Gazpacho from cucumbers and avocado with basil
Ingredients (на 4 portions):
3 medium sized fresh cucumber
2 ripe, soft avocados
sprig of basil
250 ml vegetable or chicken broth or water
100 ml cream 20-35% fat
salt to taste
2 cloves of garlic
small sprig of mint (optional)
juice of one lime or ½ - 1 lemon (to taste)
zest of one lime or half a lemon
2-3 green onions (whole)
1. Cut the cucumber lengthwise and release them from seed (with a spoon). If the skin is quite rough, then cut it off . Cut into large slices randomly.
2.Peel avocado and coarsely chop well.
3. Mix all the ingredients and grind in a blender, gradually adding the cream to the desired consistency. Add salt and lime juice / lemon juice to taste.
4. Chill the soup in the refrigerator (at least 30-40 minutes).5. Serve with slices of cucumber and a sprig of basil.