Guacamole Soup


Top this appetizer soup with cooked shrimp for a heartier version of this quick and easy meal.

Guacamole Soup
Photo: Scott Little
Total Time:
25 mins
6 side-dish servings


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine

  • 1 cup chopped red onion (1 large)

  • 6 cloves garlic, minced (2 tablespoons)

  • 3 medium avocados, halved, seeded, peeled, and mashed (1-3/4 cups)

  • 1 14.5 ounce can chicken broth or vegetable broth

  • 1 ½ cup whipping cream

  • 1 cup bottled salsa

  • 2 tablespoon lime juice

  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin

  • Assorted toppings, such as avocado slices, chopped red or yellow tomato and/or onion, tortilla chips, lime wedges, fresh cilantro, sour cream, and/or cooked shrimp (optional)


  1. In a 3-quart saucepan heat oil and butter over medium heat; add onion and garlic. Cook and stir onion and garlic about 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in avocados, broth, whipping cream, salsa, lime juice, lemon juice, and cumin; heat through.

  2. To serve, ladle soup into bowls. If desired, serve with assorted toppings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

349 Calories
33g Fat
13g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 349
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 33g 42%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Sodium 436mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Protein 3g
Calcium 80.8mg 6%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 408mg 9%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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