Chicken and Avocado Soup

Servings: 4 • Serving Size: 1 bowl • Calories: 264 •

  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 2 cups shredded chicken breast, boiled
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups scallions, chopped fine
  • 2 ripe hass avocados, diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped fine
  • 4 lime wedges
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • salt + fresh pepper to taste
  • pinch cumin
  • pinch chipotle chile powder (optional)

In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add 1 cup of scallions and garlic. Sautéabout 2 minutes then add tomatoes and sauté another minute, until soft. Add chicken stock, cumin and chile powder and bring to a boil. Simmer, covered on low for about 15-20 minutes.

In four bowls, fill each with 1/2 cup chicken, 1/2 avocado, remainder of the scallions, and cilantro. Ladle 1 cup chicken broth over the chicken and serve with a lime wedge.

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