Avocado Treats with crayfish and nuts.

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11Ingredients
270Calories
40Minutes

Excite your dinner table with this elegant blend of Baton Rouge and Coastal California that come together with an eruption of color and taste. In under 40 minutes, and no heating equipment whatsoever, your guest will enjoy circular disks of smooth, savory avocado and pistachio spread under chewy invigorating crayfish. Scatter a small amount of dill over the top of your layers and serve with lightly salted crackers.

Ingredients

  • 20 grams pistachios
  • 20 grams almonds
  • 20 grams pine nuts
  • 2 avocados (ripe)
  • 1/2 lime
  • salt (to taste)
  • pepper (to taste)
  • 12 crayfish tails (shelled boiled)
  • 1 teaspoon pistachio paste
  • fresh dill
  • lettuce leaves

Directions

  1. Chop pistachios, almonds, and pine nuts and set aside.
  2. Mash the avocados with a fork, add lime juice, chopped nuts (reserve a teaspoon for decoration), pistachio paste, salt and pepper.
  3. Spread the mixture in a shallow baking plate. It should be 2 to 3 cms thick. Freeze for 30 to 40 minutes.
  4. With cookie cutter, cut several rounds, or fill the cookie cutters and let the mixture harden to unmold them later. You may also fill some glasses with the avocado mixture and then unmold them.
  5. To serve, arrange the cut out shapes on plates, top them with 3 crayfish tails, fresh dill and lettuce leaves.
  6. Decorate the plates with ground nuts and sliverd almonds.
  7. Serve with crackers or toast.
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NutritionView more

270Calories
Sodium9%DV210mg
Fat37%DV24g
Protein12%DV6g
Carbs5%DV16g
Fiber40%DV10g

PER SERVING *

Calories270Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat24g37%
Saturated Fat3g15%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium210mg9%
Potassium680mg19%
Protein6g12%
Calories from Fat220
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate16g5%
Dietary Fiber10g40%
Sugars2g4%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Stephanie S. 3 Jul 2015
I was asked to cater an upscale fundraising event. I decided on these for an appetizer. The compliments were abundant and the plate, it was empty. It was a home run for me in launching my catering business.