Lime-Avocado Puree

Use this recipe when making our Crab Cakes.

  • Yield: Makes 2 1/2 cups

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Summer/Fall 1998


  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 2 ripe Hass avocados, peeled, pitted, and cut into chunks
  • 1 medium shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (about 2 limes)
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Using the side of a large knife, mash the garlic until a paste forms. Place the garlic paste, avocado chunks, shallot, and lime juice in the bowl of a food processor; season with salt and pepper. Puree until very smooth. Serve immediately.


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