In need of some pampering, but don’t have the $$$ for a luxurious spa day? When we can’t have the real deal, we DIY!
Mix up a pitcher of refreshing spa water, treat yourself to an at-home mani pedi, and whip up this Chilled Avocado Soup w/ Hemp Oil. It’s light, refreshing, flavorful, and healthy– everything you’d want to eat during a day of much-deserved #selfcare.
Recipe and image courtesy of by CHLOE. Chef Contributor, Lauren Kretzer.
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
3 cups water
2 medium avocados, pitted and peeled
1 stalk celery, chopped
1 cup fresh parsley leaves, loosely packed
¼ cup fresh lime juice
1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
½ tsp ground cumin
½ tsp ground coriander
1 Tbsp hemp oil (can substitute olive oil if desired)
1 tsp sea salt
hemp seeds and parsley leaves, for garnish (optional).
Squeeze lime juice.
Chop garlic and celery.
Seed and chop jalapeno.
Pit and peel avocados.
In a sauté pan, heat extra virgin olive oil over medium high heat.
Add diced onion, chopped garlic and jalapeno and cook, stirring often for 5 minutes, or until onion is translucent and slightly browned.
Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
In a high-speed blender, add water, peeled avocado, chopped celery, parsley, lime juice, sea salt, cumin, coriander and hemp oil.
Add cooked onion mixture and blend on high until smooth, about 1-2 minutes.
Season to taste with additional sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, if desired.
NOTES + SERVING
Serve immediately at room temperature, or transfer to a covered container and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or until chilled through.
Ladle soup into individual bowls and garnish with fresh parsley and hemp seeds.
Chilled Avocado Soup w/ Hemp Oil will keep in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.