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Avocado Sorbet

Desserts made by blending avocados with sugar and lime juice are common in Latin America. Here, we’ve rounded out the flavors with vanilla.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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1 cup sugar
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1 pinch salt
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1 vanilla bean, split
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4 ripe Hass avocados
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½ cup lime juice

Instructions: 

1. Bring sugar, 1 cup water, and salt to a boil in saucepan; cook 1 minute, or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and scrape seeds from vanilla bean into syrup (don’t worry if they stick together), then add vanilla bean to syrup. Cool; remove vanilla bean from syrup, and reserve for another use.

2. Blend avocados 3 minutes in blender or food processor until very smooth. Add half of lime juice, and blend until combined. Add remaining lime juice, and then vanilla syrup; blend until smooth.

3. Chill, then churn in ice cream maker according to manufacturer’s directions. Transfer to 1-quart container, and freeze.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
262
Protein: 
2 g
Total Fat: 
15 g
Saturated Fat: 
2 g
Carbohydrates: 
35 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
25 mg
Fiber: 
7 g
Sugar: 
26 g
Yield: 
Makes 1 quart