Avocado sauce

Avocado sauce

This avocado sauce with crunchy pistachio nuts is a wonderful all-round sauce that can be used as dip or dressing for tons of tasty dishes — for an even tastier result! Perfect for grilled meat, vegetables, fish or poultry.

Avocado sauce

This avocado sauce with crunchy pistachio nuts is a wonderful all-round sauce that can be used as dip or dressing for tons of tasty dishes — for an even tastier result! Perfect for grilled meat, vegetables, fish or poultry.
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 7 oz. 200 g avocado, fleshavocados, flesh
  • 13 cup (15 oz.) 80 ml (5.5 g) fresh parsley, or fresh cilantro, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp water
  • 3 tbsp 3 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 1 garlic clovegarlic cloves
  • 1 1 green chili pepper, stem removed, sliced lengthwise and seededgreen chili peppers, stem removed, sliced lengthwise and seeded (optional)
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp salt
  • 13 cup 80 ml olive oil, or avocado oil
  • 1 oz. 28 g pistachio nuts, the kernels, dry roasted, unsalted
  • salt and ground black pepper
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Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Add to a blender or food processor bowl, the avocado flesh, parsley or cilantro, water, lime juice, garlic, green chili pepper, and salt. Blend until smooth.
  2. Add the oil and pistachio kernels. Lightly blend/pulse to create a chunky texture. If the sauce needs thinning, add a bit of oil or water. Salt and pepper to taste.

 

Tip!

Store the sauce for 3-4 days in the refrigerator.

You can use it as a dip or dressing for a wide variety of dishes – grilled meat, vegetables, fish or poultry. If you need some more inspiration, check out our Baked eggplant with chorizo – a match made in heaven!

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  2. Irene Cinnamon
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  3. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

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  4. Denise
    Salted or unsalted pistachios?
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  5. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Salted or unsalted pistachios?

    You can use whichever you prefer. If you use salted, test the recipe before adding the salt.

  6. John D Dunlop
    This is fairly similar to Guacamole. I would recommend not using a food processor but just mashing the avocado up with a fork to get that more lumpy texture..:)

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