California Avocado Recipe Contest Winner: Avocado Berry Gelee

6 Aug

California Avocado Recipe Contest Winner: Avocado Berry Gelee

Congratulations to Roxanne Chan of Albany, CA for winning the Fiber is the Future & California Avocado Commission’s Recipe Contest!

Roxanne’s recipe submission is for an Avocado Berry Gelee, an innovative use of avocados in an easy-to-prepare and beautifully displayed summertime dessert.

Avocado Berry Gelee

Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 large ripe but slightly firm California avocado, peeled, pitted, coarsely grated
  • 2 Tbsp blueberries
  • 2 Tbsp raspberries
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp unflavored gelatin
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp minced candied ginger
  • Lime zest and berries for garnish

Directions:

  • Combine the grated avocado, berries and lime juice in a small bowl.
  • Sprinkle the gelatin over the orange juice in a separate, small microwavable dish; let soften 1-2 minutes then microwave 10 seconds on high or until the gelatin dissolves.
  • Stir in the avocado and berry mixture along with the ginger.
  • Pour into a 4 cup mold and refrigerate till the gelee sets up, approximately 1-2 hours.
  • To serve: unmold onto a serving dish, garnish and serve.

Congratulations again to Roxanne and to all of the other contest entrants.

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