Try this nutritious cucumber & avocado soup recipe

Candice Kumai serves up a delicious cucumber and avocado soup recipe. It is perfect for family dinners or dressed up as a starter for dinner parties.

Cucumber and Avocado Soup, Candice Kumai

Avocados are hands-down my absolute favourite food. They’re creamy, rich, and full of health benefits. How does a food get any more perfect? In this recipe, I’ve combined avocados with cucumber for a refreshing, nutrient-rich soup. Trust me, it will remind you of summer with every sip!

Cold Cucumber-Avocado Soup

Makes 4 servings


1 English cucumber (seedless), chopped

1 ripe Hass avocado, cubed

¼ large red onion, chopped

2 tablespoons Greek yogurt

1 tablespoon fresh dill

Juice of 1 lime

1 ½ teaspoons of sea salt

1 ¼ cups cold water

4 fresh dill springs, to garnish


  1. In your blender, combine the cucumber, avocado, red onion, Greek yogurt, dill, lime juice, and sea salt and blend for 30 seconds to combine.
  2. Stream in the cold water and blend until smooth.
  3. Chill for 30 minutes, or serve immediately with a sprig of dill to garnish.

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Candice Kumai
Professionally trained chef, former fashion model, wellness journalist and 5x best-selling author, Candice Kumai is a go-to source on all things health and wellness. She began writing for national magazines at age 24, at age 26 her first cookbook endeavor, Cook Yourself Thin, was a New York Times #1 bestseller and by the age of 29, Candice became a regular judge on Iron Chef America. She has since written/developed recipes for numerous best-selling books. She also features in and contributes as a health journalist to dozens of food, health, beauty, fashion, and lifestyle publications, including Yoga Journal, Elle, Well + Good, Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Prevention, People, Cosmopolitan, Shape, Men’s Fitness, Better Homes and Gardens and serves as the Culinary Advisor at Clean Eating Magazine. Candice now resides in new York city and is newly-single, happily in love with avocados, coconut, her girlfriends, yoga and her cat, Sisi.