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    Golden State Avocado Boats

    from California Cooking

    List of Ingredients

    3 avocados
    1 I lemon juice
    2 tomatoes, finely chopped
    2 T chopped watercress
    2 T diced green chilies
    1 cup cooked small shrimp or crabmeat
    1/2 t salt
    1/3 cup sour cream or Fresh Herb Dressing (to follow)
    Pitted ripe olives

    Fresh-herb dressing
    1/2 cup dairy sour cream
    1/2 cup mayonnaise
    2 T chopped fresh chives
    1 T chopped fresh tarragon
    1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
    1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
    2 T white wine vinegar
    1 t Worcestershire sauce
    1/2 t prepared mustard
    1/4 t pepper
    1/2 t salt
    1 garlic clove


    Scoop out pulp, leaving shell of peel; set aside.
    In medium bowl, cut avocado pulp into bite size pieces; toss with lemon juice.
    Add tomatoes, watercress, greeh chilies, shrimp or crabmeat and salt; mix well.
    Spoon avocado mixture into avocado shells.
    Place each filled shell on a plate.
    Top with sour cream or herb dressing
    Garnish each plate with olives.
    Serves 6
    Herb dressing:
    Combine all ingredients in blender. Blend till smooth. Yield: 1 1/4 cups




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