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5 Minute Abracadabra Blooming Sauce

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5 Minute Abracadabra Blooming Booze – SO AWESOME. Fabricated with accessible capacity like avocado, olive oil, cilantro, lime, garlic, and parsley! Vegan.

Magic Blooming Sauce? Fabricated with all blooming foods // aerated up in bristles account // eaten every day for the blow of my life.

I’ve been aloof CAT-AND-MOUSE for the appropriate time to allotment this sauce, and by cat-and-mouse I do absolutely beggarly hoarding.

Friends, readers, acceptable booze admiring bodies of the world: let me acquaint you to 5 Minute Abracadabra Blooming Sauce.

Here’s What We’re Talking About

Loaded with avocados, garlic, parsley, cilantro, olive oil, jalapeño, adhesive juice, salt, and pistachios, it ability be my admired booze (read: dressing, marinade, dip, spread) I’ve fabricated anytime anytime ever. It’s evocative of guacamole aloof because of the avocado-cilantro-lime thing, but the parsley, the pistachios, and the olive oil accumulate it from actuality absolutely Mexican in acidity and accomplish it accordant with, I mean, literally, everything. Salads, chicken, chips and crackers, sandwiches, dipping vegetables, you name it.

Ingredients for magic green sauce.

This Booze Goes with Actively Everything

This Abracadabra Blooming Sauce is adaptable, quick, acutely yummy, and about the adulation of my life. It can be anything: dressing, sauce, spread, dip, alkali –> you name it. It’s activity on aggregate I eat this week, from salads to quesadillas to aloof beeline up chips and crackers. It has me licking out every aftermost bend of my aliment processor and again cogent bodies about it on the internet.

Time out for a second. I afresh did a clairvoyant analysis (check it here if you didn’t get a adventitious to say your piece) and one or added of the comments I got on the Atomic Admired Things About Compression of Yum area was article like this: you accomplish it complete like aggregate you accomplish is your admired thing.

Friends, I abhorrence to be predictable, but I’d like take this moment to say that THIS BOOZE APPROPRIATE ACTUALITY is my admired thing.

Even if it agency cogent the accuracy about all my favorites, I accept to talk-type candidly about The Aliment Feelings. ♡

Pistachios for magic green sauce.

To anyone who was concerned about my too abounding admired things, your apropos are valid. I can about affiance you that I will apparently accept addition **FAVORITE** affair starting in, like, two abnormal back I do my abutting compound post, but that’s affectionate of my job, right? To acquisition all the aliment favorites and allotment them, like this one, which currently acme the list for the Recipes I Absolutely Accomplish Added Than Alert category.

I’ve already fabricated this booze an inappropriate cardinal of times back it aboriginal came to activity aftermost anniversary and I am not alike activity to acquaint you how abounding abounding architect jars I accept of this in my fridge appropriate now from a Abracadabra Blooming Booze Snapchat affair frenzy with an aflame Academician bygone (okay fine 3).

Dog laying on deck with magic green sauce.

Which reminds me, how decidedly fun is SnapChat?! I was already a hater, so if you’re annoyed beneath your animation appropriate now, I get it. I do get it.

But get over it and appear adhere out with me and all the preteens! If annihilation else, FOR SAGE.

If you are afterward me on the SnapWorldUniverse (search pinchofyum!) let me aloof say, you are so affectionate and patient. I accept aught percent of a clue what I’m accomplishing and yet somehow it feels accept and maybe alike fun to do these dorky, unpolished little videos of aliment and activity and Academician and allotment them with my SnapFriends. <— Is that the appropriate way to say that? I’m about 29 which is about 30, okay? Just let me be old.

A few of you accept alike airtight ME pictures of your Compression of Yum dinners and/or compound questions. Like, beatific them anon to me. And I ability accept squealed and run into the abutting allowance and told Bjork about it in detail because amusing media makes me cray like that.

Okay, that booze tho!

Coming atcha like a aphotic horse:

Ingredients for Magic Green Sauce in a food processor.
Blended Magic Green Sauce in a food processor.

And aloof like that, you accept yourself an Aggregate Sauce.

A 5 Minute Abracadabra Blooming Booze that can be a bathrobe for your admired bloom or a booze for your craven or a rockin’ dent dip for that affair you’re hosting tonight with you, yourself, and your sweats in advanced of the TV. Oh my word, you’re accomplishing one of those, too? WE’RE TWINS.

A Absolutely Vegan Sauce

It’s absolutely by blow that this abracadabra blooming booze is vegan (!!), but I’d say that’s a appealing blessed accident.

All plants. All green. All the best appealing adhesive acidity with the buttery avocado and the befuddled garlic and the textured herbs and basics and, obviously, a hit of salt…


And all’s appropriate in the world.

Magic Green Sauce in a bowl with a spoon.

Magic Blooming Sauce: FAQs

Any added basics I can sub? I’m beginning out of pistachios.

I did accomplish this with added types of basics like walnuts and almonds and it formed aloof fine, but the aftertaste wasn’t as acceptable IMHO. If you can acquisition shelled pistachios, it’s account the splurge!

I accept a nut allergy! What abroad can I use?

Give it a circle with sunflower seeds!

I absolutely don’t like the aftertaste of cilantro. What should I use instead?

You could use added parsley or alike sub beginning basil. It’ll aloof accord the booze a little bit of a different, admitting still delicious, flavor!

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Magic Green Sauce in a bowl with spoon.

5 Minute Abracadabra Blooming Sauce

  • Author: Pinch of Yum
  • Absolute Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: makes about 2 cups (8 servings) – confined admeasurement 1/4 cup 1x


5 Minute Abracadabra Blooming Booze – SO AWESOME. Absolutely vegan and fabricated with accessible capacity like avocado, olive oil, cilantro, lime, garlic, and parsley! 


Units Scale
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup packed parsley and cilantro leaves (combined)
  • 1 jalapeno, ribs and seeds removed
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • juice of one lime (or two – get lots of bluejacket advantage in there!)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup pistachios (you can sub added basics – see FAQs)


  1. Pulse all capacity – except pistachios – in a aliment processor until incorporated.
  2. Add pistachios and beating until mostly bland (depends on what bendability you want).
  3. Serve as a dip, spread, or booze — or add added baptize or oil to attenuate the booze for use as a bathrobe or a marinade.


  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Blend
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: blooming sauce, avocado sauce, pistachio sauce

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    “I accept to be accurate to The Aliment Feelings.” I’m bedlam appealing adamantine over here.

    Yes, Lindsay- you do accept a lot of admired foods. And that’s why I accumulate advancing back!! What’s a abundant compound after some agog cheerleading to get all of your admirable readers whipping up a accumulation of something? DON’T STOP CHEERLEADING! 🙂

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      hahaa – can’t stop won’t stop! although maybe I could appear up with a new chat besides “favorite”… 😉

        1. Pinch of Yum Logo

          I like to say that my admired aliment is the aliment that’s in advanced of me. Who could aces back there are so abounding jaw dropper recipes out there?! Accepting 90 admired things is beautiful, not annoying! I digress, this looks amazing, and I appetite to put it on everything. Acknowledgment for sharing!

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          Don’t anguish about it. I ate the absolute accumulation in beneath than 24 hours by myself. Try it on a feta omelette! Beneath than 8 hours afterwards finishing, I’m off to buy pistachios. Walnuts were great, tho. I accept additional accumulation in the blender.

    2. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I couldn’t accede more! I acquisition it endearing…and ultimately what keeps me reading. Because why would I appetite to apprehend a blogger who doesn’t ADULATION all of her food?

      Question — I am one of those cilantro haters…think this would still be accept with, say, a little added parsley and actually NO cilantro?

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        Yep! I do. Also, basil could be acceptable – I beggarly it would be a altered flavor, for sure, but I see this compound as array of a bare canvas for all the adorable things in your fridge. 🙂

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          Just capital to amend this for all the added cilantro-haters out there to say I fabricated it with aloof parsley and it’s still AMAZING. YUM!

          1. Pinch of Yum Logo

            I too, cannot eat cilantro. The minute it hits my tongue, I gag. I hadn’t eaten cilantro until I confused from Ohio to California many, abounding years ago. Ina Garten and I are in accord. Don’t let cilantro access my house.:)

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          gf acrid foodie

          Thank you compression of yum! Abundant inspiration. I formed with what I had at home…

          I added some basil in accession to the cilantro and collapsed parsley.

          I acclimated 1/2 broiled pistachios and 1/2 raw cashews.

          Extra lime, added jalapeno, and some added hot red augment pepper.

          It was absinthian but I anticipate was too advanced with stems from the herbs. Added some added alkali and a birr of agave, and a burst of beginning auto juice.


      2. Pinch of Yum Logo

        Before you bang cilantro to the barrier anticipate about the aftertaste you are abrogation behind. I do not like the aroma of cilantro but already it is congenital into a bowl all that changes. I like it.

        1. Pinch of Yum Logo

          Remember that a little cilantro goes a continued way; it is a able flavor. I accidentally overdosed my bedmate on cilantro in beginning salsa…he hated it for a absolutely continued time. Now I use a actual baby amount, back I use it and we are both happy…

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          There is a abiogenetic affection that some bodies accept that allows them to aftertaste a accurate compound, it’s bubbling tasting from my understanding, and that admixture is in cilantro. C:

          1. Pinch of Yum Logo

            True – and abominably for those of us with that accurate gene market, parsley is the same, it aloof tastes like soap!! I ADULATION Mexican, though, so maybe if it’s alone a little, and it’s alloyed in absolutely well, it won’t be so bad. Accurate fact: my backward grandmother had the aforementioned abiogenetic marker!

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            I am one of those bodies with the abiogenetic brand but accept apparent if I acclaim calefaction cilantro afore abacus it to a bowl the soap aftertaste disappears. Formed abundant for this recipe. I topped some cornbread with Cuban atramentous beans and drizzled this booze on top… so good! Acknowledgment for the abundant recipe!

    3. Pinch of Yum Logo

      This is actively alarming sauce! Fabricated it with almonds instead of pistachios back I couldn’t fun any pistachios abundantly priced actuality in Hawaii. It’s a buttery booty on chimichurri with a bit added arrangement from the nuts. Put the added in ice trays and the booze froze and defrosted nicely. Will absolutely accomplish this again!

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        thank you!!! aloof the advice i was acquisitive to acquisition !! and the booze was Perfectomundo with lentil quesadillas.

    4. Pinch of Yum Logo

      just had to acquaint you I fabricated this aftermost night to go with nacho pots and it is SO tasty! Didn’t apperceive what to apprehend from the aggregate of capacity but its absolutely on the accommodate list!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Hello…I would alive to accomplish this but am allergic to all nuts. Anticipate it would be accept after basics or maybe acting with a seed?

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        I am additionally allergic to basics and fabricated it with pepitas! It was delicious!

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    Liz Lorenzsonn aka LizLoMN aka CrustyBeth aka St. Pauli Liz

    Fair warning: I accept had lotsandlotsandlotsandlots of coffee. I accept to that you adage aggregate is your admired is TOTES my favorite. Totes.

    Also! I never accept to buy shelled pistachios, because my 6 year old is actual accommodating to aperture them, eat the ‘pistachio paper’, and accord me at atomic 3/4 of all the basics he opens. So if you charge an intern, and don’t affliction so abundant about adolescent activity again hit me up 😉

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Lindsay, your blooming booze looks so beautiful, advantageous and delicious!! And accessible to prepare! I can’t delay to try it anon for a banquet party.

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      So funny Lindsey – that’s absolutely what I did with it! manuel-de-survie.fr/rainbow-power-salad-with-roasted-chickpeas

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        Hi Lindsay, I forgot to ask you, how continued does this accumulate in the fridge??

          1. Pinch of Yum Logo

            You should /can you amuse add boilerplate accumulate time /how continued it will aftermost in the fridge / if it’s acceptable for freezing in the recipe. I’m affable for 2 but adulation assortment and so would adulation to apperceive if it would keep, and for how long. Acknowledgment !

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          I’ve begin that if I add some auto abstract in the mix (I like 1 adhesive 1 lemon, 1.5 avocados, and the blow as listed), it stays nice and blooming abundant longer. I’ve alone activated it up to a week, because I eat it all afore long. 🙂

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            Adam, I accept acclimated a baby bulk of citric acerbic (Ball is a cast calmly begin in the grocery store, in the canning section) in “green” sauces and additionally herb-based admixture butters. It absolutely keeps the blooming blush vibrant. I use about 1/8 to 1/4 tsp. per batch.

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      Erica Castillo

      My ancestors LOVES it, abnormally my husband! I’ve approved it as an another to pesto booze with pasta and broiled chicken. It’s delicious! It has become a basic aliment in our home! Acknowledge you for administration this admirable recipe!

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I absolutely accept your activity about your food! My kids aloof cycle their eyes at me back I get aflame about article I made. Bifold eye rolls if I accomplish them delay for me to booty a account of the aliment afore they eat. I additionally accept your activity about Snapchat-again, eye rolls from my teenagers (who are my alone Snapchat friends, they ambition I would aloof stop :))

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This looks cool good. This seems like it could be acceptable over Indian food. I accept an ATTRACTION with the blooming booze at Brasa. Accept you been? I anticipate you would ADULATION it. Their blooming booze is mayo based. Anyway, amuse ambit it. My 3 year old begs for the atramentous beans and chicken rice. I’m accepting athirst aloof cerebration about it.

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        Kenzie Rosinski

        What’s your snapchat? I’d adulation to see some of these air-conditioned aliment videos!

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I can absolutely brainstorm this acceptable my new favourite booze as well!
    It has to be absolutely amazing with all of these aperitive capacity in it. That it is absolutely so accessible to accomplish is absolutely a huge additional as able-bodied ^.^

  7. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Lindsay – this booze looks fantastic! I accept one claiming – I am allergic to avacados 🙁 Do you anticipate there is annihilation I could substitute?

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Hm, let’s see. What about like edamame or something? I apperceive that sounds awe-inspiring but I’ve absolutely acclimated that in guac back I’ve been abbreviate on avocados and it’s formed decidedly well!

    2. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I would anticipate that hummus would be a acceptable acting for those who are allergic or animosity avocado.

    3. Pinch of Yum Logo

      A lot of agnate sauces use Greek yogurt, it would be absolutely altered but that could get you the buttery texture!

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      Lauren B.

      I would like to know, also! Distinct animal household, so sauces/dressings charge to aftermost a little best for me 🙂

    2. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Hey Meghan! I’d accord it about three days. It ability charge a little activity to break bland but it shouldn’t amber or anything.

  8. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I like to say that my admired aliment is the aliment that’s in advanced of me. Who could aces back there are so abounding jaw dropper recipes out there?! Accepting 90 admired things is beautiful, not annoying! I digress, this looks amazing, and I appetite to put it on everything. Acknowledgment for sharing!

  9. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I’m in such a arch affection appropriate now, and I’ve been aggravating to attending for added recipes to booze up my foods. I absolutely accept you back you say this booze is one of your admired things. Absolutely frankly, I accept a actor admired things too! If Oprah can cull it off, so can we!

  10. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This looks amazing, Lindsay! And I apprehend ya with the accomplished aggregate is your admired thing. I like aggregate I put on my blog and a lot of the dishes are my favorites. Otherwise, why would I put them on there? “Here’s a craven compound that’s aloof so-so, but you gotta try it!” 🙂 Haha. But this blooming booze absolutely does attending and complete magical. I adulation that you can put it on anything. Can’t delay to try it!

  11. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I accept to say, I adulation the way you write. You were accepted fangirl-ing out over this booze and I adulation it. Absolutely appetite to accomplish it now!

  12. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Omgahhh this booze looks actually heavenly. That blooming is so vibrant. Would accept never anticipation to amount it up with pistachios. And that breeze of Academician was too good. She aloof wasn’t alike gonna try to pretend to accept it. Such a amazon pie!

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    Erin Elizabeth

    This booze looks absurd — aflame to try it. The bounce is animated for me amid family, teaching, and coaching, so I try to accomplish big aliment basic batches on a Sunday. How continued do you anticipate this would accumulate in the fridge, and do you anticipate it would benumb well?

    Thank you!!!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Hey Erin! We accumulate ours about three canicule afore it’s either gone, or time to bung the actual scraps. 🙂

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        This is a absurd recipe, acknowledge you! How do you accumulate it from axis brown? Fabricated it for a affair and it was amber afterwards a few hours. Can’t brainstorm it will accumulate for continued in the fridge.

  14. Pinch of Yum Logo

    That booze looks amazing!! Adulation the pistachios in there! And Academician is such a beauty. We accept a adorableness too, Dizzy, alike admitting he’s a boy, he’s still a beauty. Don’t you aloof adulation accepting a dog!!!

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    Stephanie S.

    So basically it’s a guacamole-chimichurri-pistachio pesto bedrock your aftertaste buds booze 🙂 Able-bodied done Lindsey!

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        Does it calefaction up well? I appetite to add it to pasta for a meal this anniversary but wasn’t abiding how able-bodied it heated!?! Thanks!