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Pistachio Ice Cream Recipe

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Course: Dessert, Ice Cream
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 16 minutes
4 - 1 cups
Calories: 191kcal
Author: Blendtec


  • 3/4 cup half and half OR vegan 1 can full fat coconut milk (chilled overnight, thick part only)
  • 1/2 small avocado
  • 1 tbsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 3 tbsp raw sweetener* such as coconut sugar or turbinado sugar
  • 1 cup fresh spinach lightly packed
  • 2 cups ice cubes
  • 1/3 cup unsalted shelled pistachios


  • Add all ingredients except pistachios to high speed blender,secure lid and blend until smooth.
  • For Blendtec: Press the ICE CREAM button and stop when consistency you like OR blend on a Low speed for 15 seconds, then on a Medium to Medium-High speed until consistency you like (about 30 seconds).
  • For Vitamix: Select VARIABLE Speed 1. Turn on machine and blend on Speed 2 for 15 seconds, then on Speed 7 for 30 seconds. Use the tamper to push the ingredients into the blades. Turn blender off.
  • Add the pistachios.
  • For Blendtec: "Pulse" 2-7 times depending on the consistency you like.
  • For Vitamix: Select VARIABLE, speed #1. Turn machine on and off 2-4 times to pulse in the pistachios while using the tamper to push the pistachios into the blades.
  • Serve immediately or transfer to a bowl or Tupperware and freeze until desired consistency is reached.
  • Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments to enter our weekly photo contest! :) Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes


* Adjust the sweetener to your taste.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 191kcal | Carbohydrates: 16.3g | Protein: 3.8g | Fat: 12.3g | Saturated Fat: 4.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.7g | Trans Fat: 3.3g | Cholesterol: 18.2mg | Sodium: 88.9mg | Fiber: 2.1g | Sugar: 12.4g