Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Creamy, Tangy Avocado Dip Recipe


Kevin and I were a bit skeptical about the combination of yogurt and avocado, but with 5 fresh avocados in the house, we thought, "Why not?!" Boy are we glad we put on our grown-up-pants and tried Maria's recipe! This dip is outstanding!! We love traditional guacamole, but this puts a whole new spin on avocado dip. The plain, tangy yogurt is the perfect accompaniment to the jalapeno-spiced avocado. You're going to LOVE this.  

Creamy, Tangy Avocado Dip Recipe
recipe adapted from Two Peas and Their Pod
Makes 1-1/2 cups 

1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded
1/4 small onion
1 garlic clove
1 large ripe avocado, peeled and seed removed
1/4 cup plain (unsweetened) yogurt
1/4 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp Italian seasoning
1 Tbsp lime juice
salt and pepper

Pulse the jalapeno, onion and garlic in a food processor. Add in avocado, yogurt, cumin, Italian seasoning, lime juice, salt and pepper. Blend until smooth. 

Serve with tortilla chips or crackers or vegetable sticks or cheese quesadillas or.... :) 


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