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Mexican Avocado Soup and a Side of Corn Bread

Updated on April 9, 2015
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Mexican Avocado Soup and a Side of Corn Bread Recipe
Mexican Avocado Soup and a Side of Corn Bread Recipe | Source

Cold Soups are Refreshing During the Hot Summer

Cold avocado soup is a perfect summer meal; easy to make. Cold soups are becoming more and more popular in the summer as a way to keep cool and get great nutrition at the same time. If you find that you like this cold soup, you may also want to try others; gazpacho is another very popular of the cold soups.

By itself, avocado soup makes a wonderful summer appetizer, or paired with cornbread, and dessert, it is a full meal for your family or guests.

I have included the recipe for the soup, and for a cornbread side dish.

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Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 2 hours
Ready in: 2 hours 15 min
Yields: 4 servings


  • 1 medium avocado
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 Tbs. dry sherry
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • fresh black pepper
  • cayenne pepper, ground
  • 1/2 cup minced green chiles (canned)
  • 1/4 cup finely minced red onion
  • Tortilla chips, for garnish (you can buy them in strips)


  1. Peel and pit the avocado. Cut it into 1 inch pieces. Place the pieces in a blender jar or a food processor fitted with a steel blade, and puree until it is very smooth. Put avocado into a bowl.
  2. Add all remaining ingredients, and mix well. Adjust seasonings per taste to suit your taste. Cover the bowl tightly, and chill until very cold.
  3. Float a generous handful of tortilla chips on top of each serving. You can also garnish with chopped cucumber, sour cream or plain yogurt.
  4. Takes 15 minutes to prepare, plus the time to chill. Makes four servings.

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Avocado soup variations

Green chile corn bread
Green chile corn bread | Source
Corn on the cob
Corn on the cob | Source


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup diced canned green chiles
  • 1/4 cup grated jack cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter an 8 inch square pan.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • Stir in the corn meal.
  • Crumble in the brown sugar. Mix these ingredients together, with a fork, until they are well blended. Make a bowl shaped well in the center of the dry ingredients.
  • Beat together the egg and the sour cream or yogurt. Pour this mixture into the well in the center of the dry ingredients.
  • Mix with a spoon. The batter should blend easily with a few swift strokes.
  • Add the green chiles and the cheese. Mix into the batter.
  • Spread into a buttered 8 inch square pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the center springs back when touched.

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. ~James Dent

Summer Meals

This recipe is perfect for a family summer gathering outdoors on the deck or patio. Serve it chilled to get the best results.

Do you know any variations of this recipe?

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    • Paula Atwell profile imageAUTHOR

      Paula Atwell 

      5 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      @Catherine Good luck. They make a meal together and it is a good combination of textures and flavors.

    • Paula Atwell profile imageAUTHOR

      Paula Atwell 

      5 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      @rebecca Certainly worth a try. :)

    • Paula Atwell profile imageAUTHOR

      Paula Atwell 

      5 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      @Audrey Yes, my sister is in LA and it is very hot there.

    • Paula Atwell profile imageAUTHOR

      Paula Atwell 

      5 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      @Sunshine Fresh avocado is better than what Subway offers. :) Wait until you try guacamole from scratch.

    • CatherineGiordano profile image

      Catherine Giordano 

      5 years ago from Orlando Florida

      I have one of those really big green avocados, newly ripened. Now I know what to do with it. What a good idea to pair it with a recipe for corn bread.

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      Rebecca Mealey 

      5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      I've never heard of avocado soup. I love avocados, so I will sure give this a try...and pinned to my healthy and yummy board!

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      Audrey Howitt 

      5 years ago from California

      We are 95 degrees as I type this! Maybe this is what I'll have for dinner!!

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      Linda Bilyeu 

      5 years ago from Orlando, FL

      I just started liking avocados a few months ago, wasn't a fan before, but I am now...thanks to Subway for offering it as a spread on my veggie subs. Yum! Not sure if I'd like the warm avocado soup, but I do like cornbread. Thumbs up! :)

    • Paula Atwell profile imageAUTHOR

      Paula Atwell 

      5 years ago from Cleveland, OH

      @Brite Thanks, it is yummy.

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      Barbara Tremblay Cipak 

      5 years ago from Toronto, Canada

      looks and sounds delicious, pinning this one :)

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      8 years ago

      Great recipes! Blessed!

    • Mickie Gee profile image

      Mickie Gee 

      8 years ago

      Gotta love avocados! Featuring your recipe using this wonderful food on my guacamole page. I also must think about getting one of those "avocado bowls".

    • KarenTBTEN profile image


      9 years ago

      I don't know any variations of the avocado soup, but of the cornbread -- can use hominy in spicy cornbread.

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      10 years ago

      I am not much of a soup person, but holy cow that cornbread recipe sounds wonderful. That is something I will make for sure. Great Lens!!

    • verymary profile image


      10 years ago from Chicago area

      Love avocados--this sounds delightful. 5*****

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      Annette Geiger 

      10 years ago

      Yummy! I think this would be great with my curried shrimp and rice salad so I am lensrolling it there!

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      Treasures By Brenda 

      10 years ago from Canada

      Hi, Paula, just a note to let you know that your lens is being featured at Culinary Favorites From A to Z, The Blog today.


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      10 years ago from England

      This sounds delicious! I must try it soon. Lensrolled and featured on

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      Ruth Coffee 

      10 years ago from Zionsville, Indiana

      I will definitely be giving this one a try. I love both soups and avocados so it's a sure winner!

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      10 years ago

      Wow ~ that looks awesome (your photos are fabulous :o)

    • monarch13 profile image


      10 years ago

      Yummy! Rolled to "Your Feng Shui Kitchen".

    • TreasuresBrenda profile image

      Treasures By Brenda 

      10 years ago from Canada

      Welcome to the Culinary Favorites From A to Z group. Your lens is being featured under 'S is for Soup.' Don’t forget to come back and add your lens to the link list so that it will appear on the group page!

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      nightbear lm 

      10 years ago

      I do love Avacados, just never thought to put them in a soup. I hope to give this recipe a try. Your lens is very nice, great layout.

    • TreasuresBrenda profile image

      Treasures By Brenda 

      10 years ago from Canada

      Don’t forget to submit your great recipe to the Culinary Favorites From A to Z group! (If you haven't already.)


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      Treasures By Brenda 

      10 years ago from Canada

      Call me when you're having soup and bread...I'll be over in a flash! Sounds yummy and I really enjoyed your pictures. (I'm struggling with appropriate pictures for a new lens so I really did appreciate the effort put into finding perfect pictures!) Blessed by Brenda.

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      Heather Burns 

      10 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      I've had it before and we sometimes add in a little mild salsa to get a little tomato into it....

      love the lens too, it's beautiful.

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      TwinsMama LM 

      10 years ago

      Yummy - I love avocados!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      10 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I love avocado and this sounds delicious. I can't wait to try your great recipe.

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      10 years ago

      This looks really good. 5 Stars!

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      Evelyn Saenz 

      10 years ago from Royalton

      Avacado Soup with Blue Chips sounds delicious!

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      10 years ago

      Avocados are a favorite at our house, but I've never thought to try them in soup. Your recipe look delicious!

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      Holley Web 

      10 years ago

      This is the first time I've seen this and felt the need to try it. Looks wonderful!


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