Herbed California Avocado Spread

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Total Time: 15 min

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Enjoy this creamy and versatile hummus-like avocado spread for a more herbaceous flavor that can be used for dipping, sandwiches, salads and more.

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Serves: 4

2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and halved 3 carrot tops, leaves only 2 Tbsp. cilantro stems 1/2 lime, juiced 1/2 small lemon, juiced 1 Tbsp. tahini 1/2 tsp. cumin, toasted 2 Tbsp. water 1/2 tsp. kosher salt, or to taste
  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until completely smooth.
  2. Season with salt to taste and set aside until ready to use.

Serving Suggestion: Include this recipe in any cheese and charcuterie board or crudité platter to enjoy with fresh vegetables or crackers.

Beverage Pairing: If used for a vegetable dip, consider pairing with a tart white wine like Riesling, to cut through the creamy texture and earthy flavors.

*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?

It’s actually easy to create an avocado rose. If you are setting out a spread of appetizers, add a beautiful avocado rose to elevate the appeal. Or if you are looking for more casual appetizers try these California Avocado snack recipes.

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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