Recipe courtesy of Rosa Mexicano

Cold Avocado Soup: Sopa De Aguacate

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 2 hr 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 2 hr
  • Yield: about 8 cups
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2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro leaves

1 serrano chile, seeded and minced (wear rubber gloves)

1 cup fresh orange juice

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

1/4 cup tequila

2 cups cold chicken broth

2 Mexican avocados (about 1 pound), pitted, peeled and chopped coarse

Kosher salt and white pepper

Garnish: 2 cups chopped, peeled seeded watermelon (optional)


  1. In a blender, blend cilantro and serrano with 1/4 cup orange juice until mixture forms a smooth paste. Add remaining 3/4 cup orange juice, zest, tequila, broth and avocados and blend until smooth. Pour mixture through a coarse sieve into a large bowl. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Chill soup, covered, 2 hours, or until cold.
  3. Serve topped with watermelon.