Paleo Cream of Mushroom Soup

Paleo Cream of Mushroom Soup

   This delicious creamed soup gets it’s texture from avocado. It’s a filling and flavorful soup that makes a great starter course to a Paleo dinner, but it can also make a light meal in itself when served with a green salad.

ServingsSERVES: 4Preparation timePREP: 15 min.Cooking timeCOOK: X.

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 sliced mushroom
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 small onion, diced
  • 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • Fresh chopped basil, for garnish
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Preparation

1- In a food processor, blend avocado, lemon juice, garlic and 2 cups water. Set aside.
2- Meanwhile, heat a medium saucepan with tall sides over medium-high heat. Add butter.

3- Sauté mushrooms, bell pepper, onion and tomatoes until they begin to soften.
4- Add the blended avocado mixture and simmer until warmed through. Season with freshly ground black pepper to taste. Serve immediately.