AVOCADO MAYONNAISE

AVOCADO MAYONNAISE (about 1 cup)

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1 large or 2 small ripe avocados, peeled and pitted

1 habanero or other hot fresh chile, stemmed and seeded, or hot red pepper flakes to taste

1 garlic clove, peeled and lightly smashed

2 scallions, trimmed and roughly chopped

1 tablespoon neutral oil, like corn or grapeseed

¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves

juice of 1 lime, or to taste

salt and black pepper to taste

 


 

1. Combine all the ingredients but the lime juice, salt and pepper in a food processor and blend until smooth.

2. Scrape into a bowl and add the lime juice, salt and pepper to taste, then taste and adjust the seasoning. Serve or cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

 

from Mark Bittman The Best Recipes in the World

 

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