Avocado Basil Spread

Creamier than a typical pesto sauce, this spread is rich in flavor and can be used as a dip, as a hamburger condiment, or even mixed into an egg salad sandwich.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 1 large avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1⁄2 cup finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1⁄2 tsp. minced garlic
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 tsp. ground black pepper


  • In a small bowl, mash the avocado with a fork. Add remaining ingredients and serve.