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Avocado Pistachio Ice Cream

Total time:

20 min

Prep time:

20 min

Cook time:

n/a

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
280 Calories
20 g Fat
5 g Fiber
25 mg Sodium
26 g Carbs
Avocado Pistachio Ice Cream

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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!

Ingredients

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)

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

Instructions

  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

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.

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Nutrition information per serving

Calories 280
Total Fat 20 g (Sat 6 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2.5 g, Mono 9 g)
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 25 mg
Potassium 420 mg
Total Carbohydrates 26 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugar 19 g
Protein 3 g

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 %.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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