Avocado Butter

Although not a true butter, this creamy topping makes a great sandwich spread. It's also a terrific all-around topping for grilled and broiled items such as steak, fish, or chicken.


Makes 1 1/4 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Chill: 1 Hours


2 ripe avocados
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil


Cut avocados in half. Scoop pulp into a food processor or blender.

Add lime juice and next 4 ingredients; process until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. With processor running, pour oil in a slow, steady stream through food chute; process until smooth. Chill 1 hour.