Avocado Compound Butter

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 3 hr
  • Yield: approximately 8 ounces of butter
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6 ounces ripe avocado meat, approximately 2 small avocados

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

2 ounces unsalted butter, softened

1 garlic clove, minced

1 tablespoon freshly chopped cilantro leaves

2 teaspoons ground cumin

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Peel and pit the avocados. Place all ingredients into the bowl of a food processor and process until well combined. Place mixture onto a sheet of parchment paper and shape into a log. Place in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 hours. Slice and serve with grilled fish or chicken.