I have made this cold summer treat several times in my cooking classes, and it is always a hit!  It is “souper” simple to make – no cooking involved, and it only takes about 20 minutes to make.  Very tasty, and unusual enough to catch your guests attention!  Try it this summer!


Ripe Avocados
1 tsp
Lemon Juice
2 Tsp
Canned Diced Green Chilies
2 Tbs
Diced Onions
2 Cups
Chicken Broth
1 Cup
Half and Half
½ Tsp
Kosher Salt
6 oz pkg fresh crab
1 Tbs
Chopped Chives (optional)

Serves Six

1.       Peel the avocados and cut into 1-inch cubes.
2.       In a blender or food processor, purée the avocado cubes with the lemon juice, green chilies, onion, and broth.
3.       Pour the avocado mixture into a bowl or airtight container. Stir in the half-n-half, salt and the crabmeat.
4.       Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
5.       Ladle chilled soup into bowls, and garnish with fresh crab, and or chives.

Bon Appetit!