GOLDEN GAZPACHO WITH  AVOCADO–LIME CRÈME FRAICHE

Yield: approximately 1 to 1½ Gallons

10 large yellow tomatoes, cut into halves
2 cups chopped yellow onions
1 jalapeno, stem removed and chopped
1 Tablespoon chopped garlic
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 Tablespoon salt
Juice and zest of 1 orange
½ cup dry sherry or white wine
1 Teaspoon ground cumin
6 cups chicken stock or water

golden gazpacho soup with avocado lime creme fraiche

OPTIONAL VEGETABLE GARNISHES

(Choose 2-3)

1 red bell pepper, diced small
2 jalapenos, seeds removed, diced small
1 cup red tomatoes, diced small
1 yellow bell pepper, diced small
2 cups cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced small
1 bunch green onions, diced small
½ Teaspoon chopped mint
2 Tablespoon chopped cilantro
1 Teaspoon orange zest
1/3 cup lime juice
½ Teaspoon salt

AVOCADO-LIME CRÈME FRAICHE

1 cup whipping cream
2 Tbs buttermilk
1 avocado
1 lime, zested and juiced

Mix whipping cream and buttermilk in a glass jar, cover and let sit at room temperature for 8 to 24 hours until thickened.
Using a food processor mix in avocado and lime.
Cover and refrigerate for up to 10 days