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Cool Cucumber Celery and Avocado Soup|Craving Something Healthy

Cool Cucumber Celery and Avocado Soup {Recipe ReDux}

Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Craving Something Healthy


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 leek light green part only, washed wall and sliced thin
  • 3 celery stalks diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 3 cups chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 unpeeled English or seedless cucumber
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt optional


  • Heat the olive oil in a medium-size pot on medium-high heat, and add the leeks, celery and garlic.
  • Saute the vegetables until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the chicken or vegetable stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes or until the vegetables are soft.
  • Chill the soup well, and then transfer it to a blender. Add about half of the cucumber and cilantro and blend well to combine.
  • Add half of the avocado and Greek yogurt if using, and blend again until the soup is smooth.
  • Stir in the additional diced cucumber, cilantro and avocado and serve immediately.