- 4 Ripe Avocados, stone removed and peeled
- 500 g cream cheese, straight from fridge
- 3 green onions, cut into chunks
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled
- 1/2 tsp chilli powder
- 4 tbsp parsley leaves (fresh no stalks)
- 2 tbsp pistachios, shelled
- 200 g Jar of sliced Kalamata olives
- 200 g small grape tomatoes, quartered and marinated in a cup of Italian Balsamic salad dressing
- 2 packages Lavosh biscuits or pita crisps to serve
1. Line a 10 x 20cm loaf pan with 3 layers of baking paper allowing paper to extend 5cm over the longest sides. Brush top sheet well with oil.
2. Place pistachios in bowl and chop 2 secs/speed 5. Remove from bowl and reserve
3. Place parsley in bowl and chop 2-3 secs/speed 7. Remove from bowl and reserve
4. Place garlic, green onions and chilli powder in bowl and chop 2-3 secs/speed 7. Scrape down bowl with spatula.
5. Place cream cheese and avocados into bowl and mix 1 min/speed 7. Add lemon juice through lid and blend for further 30 secs/speed 5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
6. Transfer mixture to prepared pan and level off the top. Press a piece of plastic wrap onto the surface, making it as smooth as possible.
7. Chill for at least 6 hours or overnight.
8. Remove plastic, upturn loaf tin onto a platter and remove paper.
9. Drain any dressing from tomatoes and combine with olives and parsley and sprinkle over top of log and around sides. Sprinkle chopped pistachios over top as well.
10. Serve with lavosh biscuits or pita crisps.
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