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Avocado Pesto Dip Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
The Abbott Family

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 small garlic clove, peeled
c. packed parsley leaves
c. packed basil leaves
5 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp. red wine vinegar
salt and freshly ground pepper
2 ripe avocados, pitted and peeled
1 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
Place the garlic in a food processor, and pulse. Add the parsley, basil, 5 tablespoons of olive oil, vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste; puree. Set the sauce aside

Cut the avocados into inch chunks. Toss with the lemon juice and remaining 2 teaspoons of olive oil.

Gently mix the avocados into the green sauce and serve with your favorite toasted bread or cracker.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This green sauce is an excellent version of a pesto sauce without nuts. I double the green sauce and toss with pasta.

 

 

 

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