Chocolate California Avocado Dip

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Total Time: 30 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 460
Total Fat 36g
Saturated Fat 19g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 50mg
Sodium 180mg
Total Carbs 31g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 4g
Potassium 461mg

Vitamin A 65 mcg; Vitamin C 86 mg; Calcium 35 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 50 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.07 g.

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 100%; Calcium 2%; Iron 6 %; Vitamin D 0%.

*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 recipe includes a creamy chocolate dip made with avocado and mascarpone cheese which is perfect for dipping berries.

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Serves: 4

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1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and cubed 1/3 cup rich cocoa powder such as NavitasĀ® Organics Cacao Powder 1/3 cup maple syrup 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 1/4 tsp. salt 8 oz. mascarpone cheese
  1. In a large mixing bowl, add avocado, cocoa powder, maple syrup, vanilla and salt and blend together as smoothly as possible with whisk or fork.
  2. Fold in mascarpone (can be left on counter for up to one hour ahead to soften) with rubber spatula and gently mix until fully incorporated.

Serving Suggestion: Pair this with a dessert board with fresh berries and other fruit.

Beverage Pairing: Enjoy with a glass of Syrah.

*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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