Avocado sauce

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Avocado sauce, with its creamy texture and rich, buttery flavor, has roots in both Central American and Mexican cuisines. Avocados have been cultivated in these regions for thousands of years, and sauces made from avocados are a staple in many dishes, including tacos, salads, and as a garnish for grilled meats and fish. This versatile sauce combines the smoothness of ripe avocados with the tanginess of lime and the freshness of herbs, making it a delightful addition to a variety of meals.

Serves: +10
  • Ripe avocados 400 g
  • Fresh cilantro 15 g
  • Garlic 1 clove
  • Lime juice 30 ml
  • Olive oil 30 ml
  • Water 30 ml
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Optional 10 g
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  • Halve the avocados, remove the pits, and scoop the flesh into a blender or food processor.
  • Add the fresh cilantro, minced garlic, lime juice, olive oil, and jalapeño (if using) to the blender with the avocado. Blend until smooth. Depending on the thickness, gradually add water until you achieve your desired sauce consistency.
  • Season the sauce with salt and ground black pepper to taste. Pulse the blender a few more times to mix in the seasonings.
  • The avocado sauce is ready to be served immediately or stored for later use.

Storage Tips

Avocado sauce is best enjoyed fresh but can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. To prevent browning, place a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface of the sauce or add a thin layer of olive oil on top before sealing it in an airtight container.

Useful Properties of the Main Ingredient

Avocados are highly nutritious, offering a good source of vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium, and potassium. They also provide lutein, beta-carotene, and omega-3 fatty acids. Avocados are known for their heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, which can help reduce cholesterol levels and lower the risk of heart disease.

Interesting Facts

  • The avocado is technically a berry with a single large seed.
  • Archaeological evidence suggests that avocados were consumed by ancient peoples in Central Mexico as early as 10,000 years ago.
  • Avocados were once a luxury food reserved for the tables of royalty and the rich in the early 20th century.

This avocado sauce recipe creates a smooth, flavorful condiment that’s perfect for drizzling over salads, enhancing the taste of fish and meat, or simply dipping with chips. Its fresh, creamy flavor profile makes it a popular choice for those looking to add a healthy, rich touch to their meals.

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