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Guacamole Pesto

Guacamole Pesto
Yield: 1 Servings (2 cups)

Yield: 1 Servings (2 cups)

All the brightness and flavor of a traditional pesto—but with the added creaminess of avocado. Use it on pasta, spread it on a panini, or serve a dish of it with veggies and crostini for dipping. All delicious.

Ingredient Weight Measure
Simplot Harvest Fresh™ Avocados: Chunky Avocado Pulp, Frozen 8/1lb 10 oz.
Basil, fresh, loosely packed 2 oz.
Parmesan cheese, grated 3 oz.
Pine nuts, toasted 2 oz.
Garlic 1 clove
Salt, plus more for seasoning 1/4 tsp.
Olive oil 1 fl. oz.
Preparation Instructions:
Step 1
Thaw avocado according to package instructions.
Step 2
In a bowl of food processor, place basil, 2 oz. of Parmesan, pine nuts, garlic, and 1/4 tsp. salt. Process until blended, about 10 seconds.
Step 3
With motor running, add oil in steady stream and process a few seconds more. Add in avocado pulp, and pulse to combine. Check seasoning. Serve immediately.
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