Avocado Pistachio Ice Cream

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Total Time:

20min

Prep Time:

20min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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280
Calories
20 g
Total Fat
5 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Protein
26 g
Total Carbs
 Avocado Pistachio Ice Cream

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
  ripe, Fresh California Avocados*
  Meyer lemon, juice only
Tbsp.  vanilla extract
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
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 6 g
Unsaturated Fat 9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5 mg
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Protein 3 g
Total Carbs 26 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Sodium 25 mg
Potassium 420 mg
Total Sugar 19 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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