Ham Sandwich with Avocado Spread

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  • 8Servings


  • 1 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves
  • 1 ripe Hass avocado-halved, peeled and pit removed
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 2 small shallots, peeled
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil


In a blender, puree the cilantro, avocado, lemon juice, garlic, shallots and salt until smooth. With the blender running, slowly drizzle in the canola oil and olive oil until combined. Serve on semolina or sourdough bread with ham, pickled jalapeno, cilantro leaves, and ripe haas avocado.