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Alligator Pear

Avocados are used extensively in Mexican cooking, with the most famous salsa recipe being guacamole.

Here is a delicious guacamole recipe.

Once you discover the aquacate wonderful buttery flavor you will be creating your own ways to use them in salads, dips and even soups.

Here are three quick recipes for you enjoy.

Alligator Pear Soup

  • 2 large ripe avocados
  • 1 medium tomato peeled, seeded and chopped.
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 Tbl green onion, minced ½ cup heavy cream
  • 1 tsp lime juice Salt and pepper to taste
  • cup dry white wine

Directions for Alligator Pear Soup

  1. Blend the tomato, green onion, chicken broth, heavy cream and lime juice in a blender until well blended.
  2. Heat this mixture in a saucepan and simmer for a few minutes.
  3. Peel and mash the aquacate and blend into the soup. Add the white wine and heat through, and serve.

This soup is also delicious serve cold.

Serves 4 to 6

Avocado Smoothie

          • ½ large ripe aquacate

          • 2 ripe bananas, peeled

          • ½ cup milk, low-fat

          • 1 Tbl honey

          • cup crushed ice

          1. Put all the ingredients, ripe fruit, milk, honey and crushed ice in a blender.
          2. Puree until smooth.
          3. Place in 2 tall glasses
          4. Garnish with a half slice of lime.

          Here is a great appetizer for any dining occasion.

          Avocado with Alligator Pear Salsa

          • 4 ripe alligator pears, cool but not chilled
          • 2 Tbl olive oil
          • - Juice from ½ lime
          • 2 small green onions, chopped into 1 inch pieces
          • 2 dashes of Tabasco
          • Salt and pepper to taste

          Cut 3 of the avocado into thin slices. First cut in half lengthwise and remove the pit.

          Slice each half in half again. Peel the quarters by slipping your thumb between the flesh and the skin, just sliding down to separate the two.

          Slice each quarter into 4 lengthwise slices and gently fan them out on a small salad plate.

          Allow 8 slices per plate. Quarter and peel the remaining aqucate and blend with all the other ingredients, olive oil, lime juice and green onions.

          Blend into a smooth sauce and season to taste with the Tabasco, salt and pepper.

          Drizzle a ribbon of Alligator Pear Salsa over the avocado slices.

          Serve immediately.

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