Basil's Avocado & Crabmeat Soup

 (Basil's was a great restaurant that has closed)


2 lg. avocados (peeled & pitted)

4 c. chicken stock

1 clove garlic

1/2 t. oregano

1/4 t. pepper

pinch cayenne

juice of 1 lime

1/2 c. dry white wine

1/2 c. half & half or cream

1/2 lb. cooked crabmeat


Use a blender to puree the avocados & chicken stock & spices in two batches (you can add all spice to the first batch.)  Add remaining ingredients one at a time, stirring after each addition.  Serve, garnished with sour cream and a little paprika.