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Jamaican Avocado Soup
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Mmmm… Those of you that live in Portland might be aware of the gastronomical delight that is Prasad Cafe. If you don’t know, now you know… Make it a must-do on your next trip through the Rose City!

Prasad owner Karen Pride shares her recipe for a chilled Jamaican Avocado Soup. Yum! Avocados are a warm weather favorite and they’re rich with healthy omega fats, essential for good health, as Kathryn Bruni- Young explains in her article on Summer Nutrition . Enjoy!

Jamaican Avocado Soup

2 oz butter
1 medium onion
2 T fresh ginger
5 really small avocados, or 3 med/large sized
2 T lime juice
2 T orange juice
1 ¾ cup vegetable stock
1 tsp. black pepper
8 chives
handful fresh mint
¾ cup milk of choice
3 T sour cream
1 ½ tsp curry powder

Sauté onion and ginger in butter over medium heat until soft.  Place sautéed onion and ginger in a blender with the rest of the ingredients and blend until smooth.  Serve soup chilled with a swirl of Lime Crema (recipe follows) and a garnish of fresh chopped chives, chopped mint and fresh ground black pepper.

Lime Crema
¼ cup sour cream
2 tsp fresh lime
¼ tsp garlic
¼ tsp salt

Whisk ingredients in a bowl.

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