Avocado Cream

At first you might be thinking what ever would you use this ‘cream’ for, but once you taste it I know your mind will start counting the ways.

Like used as a dipping sauce for empanadas, tossed with pasta,  added to a cream sauce for a bit more flavor and creaminess, drizzled over a salad or grilled veggies, even as a topping for creamy soups like butternut squash or carrot and ginger soup….or used instead of sour cream to top off our tasty Azteca Soup!


The highest concentration of vitamins in the avocado is in the flesh right next to the skin. So make sure you scoop out every last bit of all that green goodness. AvocadoCream2


Avocado Cream

Marla Hingley
The perfect dipping sauce for empanadas and other Mexican dishes, as well as a dressing on salad.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 8


  • 2 ripe avocados pitted
  • 3 Tbsp lime juice
  • 4 Tbsp pickled green chilies minced
  • ¼ cup GF sour cream or Greek yogurt*
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro minced


  • Place everything in a food processor, or mash together with a fork until smooth.
  • Season with salt and pepper, and adjust other flavors (like lime juice and hot sauce) to taste if desired.


Add some gluten free hot sauce if you'd like it a bit more spicy.
*For dairy free version, replace with silken tofu or Cashew Cream
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