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Green Goddess Avocado Sauce

"Avocados are nutrition heavy-hitters, boasting nearly 20 vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. The fruit is also rich in fiber, heart-healthy unsaturated fats, and plant sterols which can help lower cholesterol. When blended into a bright, herbaceous sauce, they breathe life into humble rice dishes and make salads sing. Both bright from the herbs and floral from the coriander, this sauce adds color and flavor when used as a dressing or dip." - Cooking Light. Serving size: Serves 6 (serving size: about 2 tablespoons)
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Side or Appetizer
Servings: 6
Author: Cooking Light

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ripe avocado
  • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth. Chill until ready to use.