AVOCADO AND COCONUT ICE CREAM: With Cilantro and Jalapeño

Avocados and coconut are proof that maybe that little blonde boy knows his stuff and Heaven IS for real.

In this recipe, I blend them with fresh cilantro and just a touch of jalapeno pepper for a sweet and savory vegan ice cream! No ice cream machine is needed – just a blender, a shallow dish, and a freezer.

Let’s do this.

 

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado (just the flesh/green creamy part)
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream (the thick creamy stuff at the top of the can)
  • 2 TBSP coconut oil
  • 1 TBSP maple syrup
  • dash of salt
  • 1/2 TBSP packed fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeds removed (add more or less to taste)
  • zest of one lime (optional)

Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Scoop ice cream base into a shallow dish and spread out evenly. Put in the freezer for at least 1-2 hours.

If ice cream is too hard to scoop when you take it out of the freezer, let it sit on the counter for a few minutes to soften. Garnish with lime zest.

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xo

 

3 thoughts on “AVOCADO AND COCONUT ICE CREAM: With Cilantro and Jalapeño

  1. OK. I love jalapeños. And I love cilantro. I even love avocados. I would have never thought to put these into ice cream together and I’m so dang intrigued I can’t wait to try it!

    • Girl I try to work those things into 70% of everything I eat.😀 Thanks for stopping by, I hope you enjoy! (Note, if you remove the pepper and add a little more sweetener and vanilla, that’s pretty great too.)

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