Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup with Smoky Pepitas

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Rated 5.0 based on 5 customer reviews
Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup with Smoky Pepitas
Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup with Smoky Pepitas

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Mealthy Tip

Don’t skip the smoky pepitas; they add the perfect amount of spice, crunch, and extra protein. Make them up to a week ahead of time and store at room temperature in an air-tight container—or make double and have them as a savory afternoon snack! If it's too hot to bake the crunchy pepitas in the oven, coat in the spice blend as directed and cook over medium-heat on a skillet until just toasted, about 5 minutes. Watch them carefully so they don't burn!

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 211 calories; 16g fat; 16.2g carbohydrates; 4g protein; 2mg cholesterol; 562mg sodium.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 211 Calories from Fat 146
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.8g
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 562mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 16.2g 5%
Dietary Fiber 7g 29%
Sugars 2.4g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 5% Iron 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300 mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

Calories per gram:

Fat 9 • Carbohydrate 4 • Protein 4

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Jen the Mighty says:

Smoky pepitas are the perfect complement to this chilled, creamy soup. The avocado lends a richness, but then the cucumber balances it our with a refreshing taste. Fantastic.

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Greg Jones says:

This is one of my favorite chilled soup recipes! The seasoned and roasted pumpkin seeds are really delicious too, even to eat by themselves. It adds a great crunch to the creamy texture of the soup. Well done.

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Anthony Cohen says:

Loved the cucumber and avocado together. The smoky pepitas were fire. Way better than buying the store's brand. Smoked paprika is such a great spice to have in your pantry, it's a must try.

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Kaylee Adams says:

The recipe says don’t skip the smoky pepitas, but of course I did skip it and now I totally regret it. The chilled avocado soup was really good, and I can only imagine how much better it would be with the pepitas. I love the garlic and cayenne spices, fantastic.

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Jazzy Brewer says:

I know the recipe calls for smoky paprika but I only had regular paprika so that’s what I used. Still loved it! Great texture and taste.