Homemade Avocado Ice Cream

While avocados may not be the first thing that comes to mind when one thinks of ice cream, they give this treat its distinctive color and flavor.

bowl of avocado ice cream

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Fresh and rich Hass Avocado Ice Cream can be served simply in a bowl for a summer BBQ or dressed up in martini glasses for a more sophisticated affair. (If you don’t have an ice cream maker, check out “3 Easy Ways to Make Ice Cream Without a Machine.”)


Homemade Avocado Ice Cream
(Makes 8 servings)

bowl of avocado ice cream

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cup low-fat milk (soy milk may be substituted)
  • 2 ripe, Fresh Hass Avocados, seeded and peeled
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice
  • 1 cup low-fat coconut milk (soy milk may be substituted)
  • 1 mint sprig, chopped (optional)
  • 1 vanilla bean, chopped (optional)

Directions

  1. Puree milk, Hass Avocados, sugar, and juice in blender.
  2. Blend in remaining liquid of your choice, along additional flavorings such as mint or vanilla.
  3. Follow instructions on ice cream maker to freeze and finish. (No ice cream maker? Check out “3 Easy Ways to Make Ice Cream Without a Machine.”)

Nutrition Facts

Per serving


Calories: 190
Total fat: 14 g
Saturated fat: 7 g
Carbohydrate: 17 g
Fiber: 4 g
Protein: 3 g
Sodium: 30 mg


Recipe courtesy of Hass Avocados.

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