Avocado, Mango and Vanilla Gelato

Avocado lends a perfect smooth and creamy texture to this delicious treat that's healthy too!





Avocado, Mango and Vanilla Gelato


  • Flesh of 2 firm ripe avocados, diced
  • Flesh of 2 large ripe sweet mangoes, diced
  • Seeds from 1 vanilla pod or 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or extract
  • 3 tablespoons icing sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons coconut cream
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Peel of 1 lime (without the pith), cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup sugar mixed with 3 tablespoons water
  • Pulp of 3 passionfruit


Freeze avocado and mango pieces on a tray or in a dish lined with baking paper for eight hours or overnight, until frozen hard.

Remove from freezer and thaw for 10 minutes before adding to a food processor with vanilla, icing sugar, coconut cream and lime juice. Blend until smooth. Serve immediately or scoop into a container and return to freezer until it is the right firmness and ready to serve.