Cast Iron

Brown ButterĀ Avocado

December  2, 2015
1 Ratings
  • Prep time 2 minutes
  • Cook time 1 minute
  • Serves 2 (if you share)
Author Notes

Sometimes you just have to treat yourself...buttery avocado with a hint of cumin and, well, more butter...what could be better? —aaCooks

What You'll Need
  • 1 Just ripe Avocado
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
  1. Carefully slice the avocado evenly in half and remove pit.
  2. Heat a cast iron pan until hot, swirl in olive oil, and place avocado, meat side down in pan. Turn to low and let sit while you toast butter.
  3. In a small pan, heat butter over medium heat, swirling to prevent it from burning. Once butter begins just to turn brown, swirl in fennel, mustard, and cumin seeds. Let them sputter for 30 seconds, pull pan off and splash in vinegar.
  4. Place avocado on small plate flesh side up. Pour brown butter into each pit cavity evenly and devour with a spoon!

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