Dan Goldberg
YieldsMakes 4 to 6 servings
This super-simple sauce was inspired by the tarragon tang and beautiful color of green goddess dressing. It's rich yet has a sharp bite and highlights the briny sweetness of crab. Prep Time: 15 minutes (plus 30 minutes resting time).

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Whirl avocados, olive oil, vinegar, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/2 cup water in a blender until smooth. Stir in chives and tarragon. Cover and let sit 30 minutes at room temperature to let flavors blend.

Step 2
2

Season sauce with salt to taste and serve with crab.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 2 ripe avocados, pitted and peeled
 1/2 cup olive oil
 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh chives (about 2 bunches)
 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh tarragon leaves
 2 Dungeness crabs, cooked, cleaned, and cracked

Directions

Step 1
1

Whirl avocados, olive oil, vinegar, 1/2 tsp. salt, and 1/2 cup water in a blender until smooth. Stir in chives and tarragon. Cover and let sit 30 minutes at room temperature to let flavors blend.

Step 2
2

Season sauce with salt to taste and serve with crab.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

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