Chilled Avocado and Yogurt Soup with Melon

Chilled Avocado and Yogurt Soup with Melon

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 10 min
  • Serving: 2 Servings

This lovely, pale green avocado and yogurt soup is served chilled and garnished with melon balls, fresh basil leaves and toasted pine nuts. Serve as a soup starter accompanied by Cheverny wine.


  • 2 avocados, pitted and peeled
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 8-9 ounce container plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 ripe cantaloupe, scooped with a melon baller
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves, to garnish
  • 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted, to garnish


  1. Place the avocado, onion, stock, yogurt, lemon juice, lemon zest and a few pinches of salt and pepper into a blender and process until the mixture is smooth.
  2. Season the soup with additional salt and pepper if needed and then ladle into bowls. Garnish each serving with a few melon balls, fresh basil and some toasted pine nuts. Serve immediately.


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