Friday, August 31, 2012

Tomato Basil Avocado Soup

Oh. My. Goodness.

This soup is creamy. It's rich.  It's full of fabulous flavors.  It's incredibly simple to make.  And it's healthy.

I saw this recipe and just knew I had to try it. I love chilled soups in the summer, and I love tomato based soups.  The fact that this soup had an avocado in it just made it all the more appetizing to me.

Ahh...and the ease of this soup. Have I mentioned how easy it is?  It's easy. Oh. So. Easy.

You start with this:

Go to this:

And end up with this:

Pretty isn't it?

I served this with a spinach quinoa bake (the recipe will be up in a few days!) and a fabulous green salad.  It was a very filling and tasty meal.  It's a meal I can't wait to make again.  And let me tell ya, the soup made the meal.

Tomato Basil Avocado Soup
serves 4

  • large can crushed tomatoes (1lb, 12oz)
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 c sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 t minced garlic
  • 1 very small red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup well-packed chopped basil
  • 1 avocado, chopped
--Puree everything until smooth and creamy


  1. Looks yummy! I bet it would be good with grilled cheese, too!

  2. You serve this cold? Have you tried heating it up?