No-Cook Avocado Bisque

June 2009
No-Cook Avocado Bisque

by 4 people

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Satisfy your family's appetite with dinners for 10 bucks or less.

Makes: 4 servings

Prep: 20 mins

  • 2 large avocados
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 4 scallions, green and white parts sliced separately
  • Grated peel and juice of 1 lemon
  • 16 ice cubes
  • Salt
  • 1 pound tomatoes, coarsely chopped
  • 3 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
  • 6 ounces tortilla chips
  1. Using a blender, puree 1 avocado, the buttermilk and scallion whites. Add the lime peel and three-quarters of the lime juice. With the machine on low speed, blend in the ice cubes, 1 at a time, until smooth. Season with salt; refrigerate.
  2. Meanwhile, coarsely chop the remaining avocado and transfer to a medium bowl. Add the tomatoes, feta cheese, scallion greens and the remaining lime juice.
  3. Divide the soup among 4 bowls. Top with the avocado salad and tortilla chips. Serve with the remaining tortilla chips on the side.