Chilled Pwani Avocado Soup


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Coastweek - - It is ALWAYS avocado season at the Kenya
Coast ! Serve this to four people as a rich first course.


INGREDIENTS: (serves four)

  • two very ripe avocados

  • four cups cold chicken or vegetable stock

  • two tablespoons lime juice

  • one tablespoon plain yoghurt

  • two hefty dashes of Tabasco sauce

  • salt and black pepper

Garnish: four paper-thin slices of lime and Tabasco sauce.



  1. Remove the avocado flesh and place into a blender and puree.

  2. Add the stock and continue processing until smooth.

  3. Blend in the lime juice, yoghurt, Tabasco sauce, and salt and pepper.

  4. Refrigerate for at least one hour.

  5. When ready to serve, spoon into bowls, top each with a thin lime slice, and sprinkle a dash of Tabasco sauce over each portion.

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