Avocado Soup

         Yield: 2 Servings
Categories: Soups & Stews, Stews

1 lg Ripe avocado 2 c Chicken stock 3 tb Fresh lime juice 1 ts Chopped fresh cilantro 2 ts Sherry Salt; to taste Freshly-ground black pepper; -to taste -------------------------------FOR THE SALSA------------------------------- 1/4 c Cooked corn kernels 2 tb Cooked black beans 1/4 c Sour cream 1 tb Finely-diced red bell pepper 1/2 ts Chopped garlic 1 ts Olive oil Juice of 1 lime Fresh cilantro; chopped Salt; to taste Freshly-ground black pepper; -to taste Peel and mash the avocado. Place the avocado, chicken stock, lime juice, cilantro, and sherry into a food processor. Puree until smooth, season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate for 1 hour. Meanwhile prepare the salsa. In a bowl combine the corn, black beans, peppers, garlic, olive oil, and lime juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve the soup in chilled cups topped with the salsa and fresh cilantro. Recipe Source: ESSENCE OF EMERIL with Emeril Lagasse From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # EE-2224 broadcast 10-16-1997) Downloaded from their Web-Site - http://www.foodtv.com Formatted for MasterCook by Joe Comiskey, aka MR MAD - jpmd44a@prodigy.com ~or- MAD-SQUAD@prodigy.net 11-12-1997 Recipe by: Emeril Lagasse