The guests are hungry, and dinner's not yet on the table. You could set out a tray of cheese and crackers. But if surprise and delight drive your menu choices (keeping an eye, all the while, on simplicity and efficiency), there are other options, like this velvety cucumber soup.
- Serves: 2 persons
- 2cucumbers, peeled, seeded, chopped
- ½ripe avocado, chopped
- Juice of 1 lime
- 1tablespoon avocado oil
Step 1Purée cucumbers, avocado and lime juice in a food processor or blender. Transfer to a bowl. If you used a food processor, strain the mixture first. Stir in 1 cup cold water. Mixture should be pouring consistency. Season with salt.
Step 2Transfer to a container or pitcher and refrigerate until ready to serve. Pour into small cups or shot glasses. Drizzle a few drops of avocado oil on top of each. Set cups or glasses on a tray to serve.