1 medium avocado, peeled and pitted
1 shallot, peeled and chopped
1/2 seedless cucumber, chopped
2 Tablespoons plain yogurt (I used fat-free Greek-style)
2 Tablespoons fresh mint, plus 1 sprig
4 teaspoons lime juice
1 1/2 teaspoons salt - I used 1
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 radish, chopped
1 cup cold water
1. Place cucumber, avocado, shallot, yogurt, 2 tablespoons mint, lime juice, salt, pepper, cumin and cold water in a food processor and process until smooth.2. Chill for at least one hour before serving. Serve garnished with radish and remaining mint leaves.
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recipe, which I originally served with grilled nectarine, blackberry-raspberry salsa and grilled polenta. What is it about the combination of cumin and grill-marks? Yum.
Quote of the Day: The avocado is a food without rival among the fruit, the veritable fruit of paradise. ~ David Fairchild
Also, I just learned that avocado pits, when thoroughly cleaned and dried, make excellent cat toys because of the irregular rolling motion caused by their lopsided shape. The more you know.
Edit: Despite the chicken, I've marked this as vegetarian due to the soup recipe.