Saturday, June 23, 2012

Atkins Avocado Soup with bacon

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter
2 scallions, white part only
3 cups chicken broth
2 avocados
2/3 cups heavy cream
3 pieces cooked bacon , crumbled
salt and pepper
juice from one lemon

Directions

in a medium skillet melt the butter and cook the scallions over medium heat a few minutes or translucent. Add 2 1/2 cups chicken broth. bring to a simmer, cook for 3 minutes.

cut open the avocados, discard the pit, and splash the lemon juice on them. put them in a food processor with the other 1/2 cup of broth and the cream. blend until smooth.

add the avocado mix back to the skillet and let simmer for 3 minutes

season  with salt and pepper

serve with the crumbled bacon.