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  Categories: Mexican, Soups/stews
       Yield: 6 servings
       4 tb Shortening
       3    Medium-sized avocados,
       1 tb Flour
     1/4 c  Chopped onion
     1/3 c  Cream
     1/2 c  Tomatoes, peeled and drained
            Green food coloring
       3    Tortillas (bought), or 3
            -slices of bread
            Salt and pepper
       4 c  Stock
   Heat one tablespoon shortening, blend in flour and brown. Add onion and
   tomatoes and boil until mixture is reduced to about one-half. Add a pinch
   of salt and pepper and add to stock. Simmer ten minutes. Place mashed
   avocados in a soup tureen, add cream and mix well. Add a few drops of green
   coloring and stock. Stir and serve immediately with tortilla croutons which
   have been made by cutting tortillas into small squares and frying in three
   tablespoons shortening until golden brown. Bread cubes may be used instead.
   Yield: Six servings