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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Vegetable Recipe

Chilled Avocado Gazpacho

2 pounds (about 5) small avocados, peeled and chopped
1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
Pinch crushed red pepper flakes
1/3 cup fresh lime juice
3 cups chicken broth
1 cup half and half or cream
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1-1/2 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped

Combine first 3 ingredients, 3 tablespoons of lime juice and 1 cup of the broth in a food processor. Process until smooth. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl and whisk in the remaining 2 cups of broth, cream, salt, pepper and cilantro. Chill. Serve garnished with shrimp and/or cilantro and avocado slices.

4 servings

Nutritional Values Per Serving
Calories 538, Fat 41g, Carbohydrates 40g, Protein 11g

Look for "Fresh from Florida" ingredients at your grocery store.

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