Chilled Avocado Soup & Sandwich

by Gavan on August 27, 2010

This is a play on the classic soup & sandwich lunch special. The problem I find with most packaged deli meats is that they’re full of sodium and fillers so I decided to use a real turkey breast. Turkey breast is pretty easy to cook and really fast (around 3-5 minutes fast, I kid you not). This light seasonal version of soup & sand is perfect on a hot day so while we still have them left, get on it!


Serves 2

2 ripe avocados
1/2 jalapeno – small dice
2 tbsp fresh mint – chopped
1/2 a lime, zest only + a squeeze of juice
6 ice cubes

2 x 4 oz turkey breast slices – cooked
green leaf lettuce (will be playing the part of bread today)
sliced tomato (heirlooms if you got ’em)


Scoop the avocado pulp into a food processor along with the jalapeno, mint, zest and ice. Blend until pureed. Taste and season with S&P and a squeeze of lime juice.
Refrigerate until needed. Store in an air tight container and it should keep in the fridge for a couple days before turning brown.

NOTE: I added in some leftover cooked quinoa a couple days later and it added great texture. (Omit for all you Paleo-heads.)

All recipes are made with the finest quality farmers’ market whole foods, natural and non-processed ingredients as much as possible.

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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Dan August 30, 2010 at 11:13 am

Damn damn damn that looks so incredibly good!!!!!!! I almost can’t bare looking at your recipes because I know Im gonna be sooooo hungry afterwards.

Richard Rocker September 8, 2010 at 1:46 am

Avacado soup looks great! Posted a link to my fans on

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