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Recipe: Chilled Summer Squash Soup with Avocado Crème Fraiche

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Serves 6

Soup

2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup chopped onion
2 pounds chopped yellow squash
1 sprig of thyme
1 1/2 cups light chicken stock
1/2 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons salt
black pepper, to taste

Instructions:

Over medium heat, heat the olive oil and begin to sweat the onions.  When translucent, add the squash and thyme and sauté for 3-4 minutes until soft. Add the stock and allow to a simmer for 10 minutes. 
Remove from heat and mix in the buttermilk.  After 5 minutes of cooling time, add the soup to the blender and add the sour cream, salt and black pepper.
Strain the soup through a fine mesh sieve and chill. Top each bowl of chilled soup with avocado crème fraiche to serve.

Avocado Crème Fraiche

1 avocado
¼ cup crème fraiche
Leaves from half a bunch of cilantro
Juice of 1 lime
Salt

Place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.  Place a dollop on the chilled soup and enjoy.

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