Hass Avocado Mousse with Sevruga Caviar
Contributed by: NAPSA
Avocados Can Be The Key Ingredient In Simply Elegant Dishes
(NAPSA) - If you are looking to serve a simple yet elegant dish, avocados may be the perfect ingredient to work with. Available year-round, Hass avocados have a smooth, creamy consistency that lends itself to a wide variety of recipes perfect for easy and elegant home entertaining.
Fresh Hass avocados are easy to work with and require very little preparation. Most recipes simply call for fresh diced or mashed avocados.
The addition of Hass avocados to your recipes can make even very simple dishes feel decadent. An example of an easy-to-prepare, yet elegant dish featuring Hass avocados is this recipe from Christophe Eme, executive chef and owner of Ortolan restaurant in Los Angeles.
Preparation time: 15 minutes
- 4 ripe, fresh Hass avocados, seeded, peeled and halved
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2 lemons, juiced
- Kosher salt, to taste
- Red chili powder, to taste
- 5 Tbsp. finely chopped white onions
- 8 oz. creme fraiche (1 oz. per serving)
- 8 tsp. sevruga caviar (1 tsp. per serving)
Sevruga is the most widely available caviar. It can be purchased at most gourmet food and specialty stores.
Puree avocados in a blender.
Add the olive oil and lemon juice to the avocado puree.
Season the puree with salt and red chili powder, to taste.
Put avocado puree in a small bowl and mix in chopped white onions.
Spoon the avocado puree into cocktail glasses.
Cover the puree in each glass with 1 oz. creme fraiche.
Garnish each serving with 1 tsp. sevruga caviar.
Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about eight ounces. If using smaller or larger-size avocados, adjust the quantity accordingly.
For more recipes featuring fresh, creamy Hass avocados, visit avocadocentral.com.
Serving Size: Makes 8 Servings