Avocado Butter Crostinis

avocado_butter4_webBeautiful to look at and even better to eat. Plus, it’s simple. Need we say more?

4 ripe avocados or 16 oz. avocado pulp
2 T. lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black cayenne pepper
1/2 cup walnut oil

Cut avocados in half. Scoop pulp into a food processor or blender. Add lemon juice, salt, black pepper and cayenne pepper. Process until smooth, making sure to scrape down the sides. Slowly drizzle in walnut oil and process until smooth. Chill for 1 hour.

Spread over your favorite roasted baguette slice or cracker and garnish with roasted red pepper, lemon and lime. Also great as a dip, butter replacement or spread for sandwiches.

Makes about 2 1/2 cups.

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