Avocado mousse with sorrel


Avocado mousse with sorrel
Avocado is rarely paired with sorrel, yet they go well together as the slight acidity of the sorrel balances the smooth richness of the avocado nicely.

In this recipe they are combined in a cool, fresh avocado and sorrel mousse, served here with eggy bread fingers.
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Last modified on: July 6th 2022

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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Avocado mousse with sorrel

The avocado and sorrel mousse

Prepare 2 avocados, cut into small pieces and put in a high-sided container.

Drizzle with 2 tablespoons lemon juice, add 2 g vitamin C if possible, salt and pepper.

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Avocado mousse with sorrel
Blend for the first time.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Avocado mousse with sorrel
Prepare 50 g sorrel and chop coarsely.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Avocado mousse with sorrel

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Avocado mousse with sorrel
Add the sorrel and hard-boiled egg to the avocado and blend again thoroughly.

Check the seasoning.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Avocado mousse with sorrel
Divide the mixture out into individual glasses/verrines (a forcing bag is ideal for this) and refrigerate until serving.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Avocado mousse with sorrel

The eggy bread fingers

Butter 2 slices bread.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Avocado mousse with sorrel
Cut into fingers.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Avocado mousse with sorrel
Dip the unbuttered side into the beaten egg and leave to soak for 5 minutes.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
Avocado mousse with sorrel
Put a small frying pan on medium heat and add the bread fingers buttered side downwards.

Leave to brown for about 5 minutes, then flip them and over and turn off the heat. Leave the eggy side to cook gently.

Stage 11 - 2 min.
Avocado mousse with sorrel
Just before serving, stick a bread finger or two into the mousse and garnish with a sorrel leaf. Serve without delay.
Remarks
You can use lime juice instead of lemon. In this case, reduce the quantity by half, as the flavour is much stronger.

If you prepare this the day before serving, do add the Vitamin C and refrigerate covered with plastic film. Only transfer to the final individual glasses next day.

The quantity of sorrel is for guidance, so use more if you like it.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, with Vitamin C added, covered with plastic film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
275 Kcal or 1,151 Kj16 gr68 gr25 gr
14 %6 %6 %4 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
35 Kcal or 147 Kj2 gr9 gr3 gr
2 %1 %1 %<1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
69 Kcal or 289 Kj4 gr17 gr6 gr
3 %2 %2 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Sulfites, Egg, Gluten, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 1.53 €
  • Per person : 0.38 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
SorrelSorrel: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Scallops with sorrel and Noilly Prat, Salmon with sorrel, Sorrel omelette, Herb salad, How to prepare sorrel, ... All
Beaten eggBeaten egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Eggs in brioche nests, Dublin fruit scones, Toasted-flour biscuits, Diamond biscuits, Yvetot Douillons, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Steak burger topped with egg, Salmon rillettes, Strawberry and rhubarb crumble, Bonnevaux apple tart, The total turnip, ... All
AvocadoAvocado: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mexican tart, Celery and avocado salad, Mexican ceviche, Spring radish and avocado salad, Avocado, artichoke and chicken salad, ... All
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