TrySwedish Thursdays: Cool Avocado Soup with Västerbottensost Crisps
Recipe Type: Side, First Course
Cuisine: Swedish-Inspired
Serves: about 4 servings
Spring onions, yogurt, and avocado combine with Swedish cheese crisps for a tasty warm weather soup. Serve this as a first course at your next gathering.
  • 80 cl (27 fluid ounces) Greek yoghurt
  • 4 ripe avocados
  • 65 g (2.3 ounces) fresh baby spinach
  • 4 chopped spring onions (adjust to taste preference)
  • 1 teaspoon coriander (adjust to taste preference)
  • 40 cl (13.5 fluid ounces) mineral water
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Cheese Crisps:
  • 100 g (3.5 ounces) grated Västerbottensost
  1. Cut the avocados in half, remove the stone and cut into small pieces. Blend all the ingredients in a jug and mix to a smooth soup using a hand blender. Adjust spring onions, coriander, salt and pepper to taste.
Cheese Crisps
  1. Lay the cheese on a piece of baking paper and bake in 225 C (435F )oven for about 5 minutes or until the cheese takes on a golden color. Leave to cool and break into pieces. Serve alongside soup.
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at