California Avocado Pistachio Ice Cream

Total Time: 20 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 280
Total Fat 20g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 25mg
Sodium 25mg
Total Carbs 26g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 3g
Potassium 420mg

Vitamin A 362 IU; Vitamin C 7 mg; Calcium 49 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 5 IU; Folate 58 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.15 g.

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 10%; Calcium 4%; Iron 4 %.

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

This avocado ice cream is practically transcendent with a texture unlike any other ice cream. If you are going to indulge yourself, you are going to love this honey-sweetened treat. It has good fats from the avocado and pistachios and is free of refined sugar. With this recipe is a tasty treat, it is also a good source of potassium (10% DV), Vitamin C (10% DV), Vitamin B6 (15% DV), Vitamin B5 (10% DV) and Vitamin K (15% DV). Enjoy!

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Serves: 8

3 ripe, Fresh California Avocados* 1 Meyer lemon, juice only 1 Tbsp. vanilla extract 1 cup creme fraiche or sour cream 1/4 cup Heavy Cream 1/2 cup honey 1/2 cup roasted, unsalted, pistachios (shelled)
  1. Add the avocado, lemon juice, and vanilla to the bowl of a food processor and run until completely smooth
  2. Add the creme fraiche, heavy cream and honey and process until combined.
  3. Pour the mixture into the bowl of your ice cream maker and add the pistachios. Churn according to your ice cream maker’s instructions. May be eaten right away for a soft consistency, or frozen for at least one hour for a firmer ice cream.

Serving Suggestion:  Serve with my Heart-Shaped California Avocado Brownies

Beverage Pairing:  Dry sparkling wine

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*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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