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Creamy California Avocado Sauce

Total time:

5 min

Prep time:

5 min

Cook time:

n/a

Creamy California Avocado Sauce

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California Avocados make a delicious, creamy base for sauces and spreads.

Ingredients

Serves: 8

1 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded, peeled and diced
1/4 cup minced cilantro
2 Tbsp. nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1/2 small chipotle pepper, chopped
1/8 tsp. salt

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. In the bowl of a food processor or blender, combine all ingredients. Puree until smooth.

Serving Suggestion: Use as a spread for sandwiches, burgers and wraps, or as a sauce for grilled poultry, meat and fish.

* Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 50; Total Fat 4.5 g (Sat 0.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 0.5 g, Mono 3 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 40 mg; Potassium 105 mg; Total Carbohydrates 2 g; Dietary Fiber 1 g; Total Sugars 0 g; Protein <1 g; Vitamin A 62 IU; Vitamin C 2 mg; Calcium 7 mg; Iron 0.2 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 98 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%; Vitamin C 4%; Calcium 0%; Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

About the author

Dara Michalski, a Canadian (“Canuck”) living in the United States, is the recipe developer and photographer behind the healthy recipe and running site, Cookin’ Canuck. Dara has been sharing her easy, innovative and healthy recipes with her readers since April 2009. More recently, she started writing about her adventures with running, including her first marathon. Starting in September 2011, Dara’s cooking and view on health went through a transformation, leading to a 30-pound weight loss and a new dedication to moderation in eating and exercise. She believes that healthy eating doesn’t need to equal boring food!

Dara is a brand advocate. Their content on the California Avocado Commission website and/or blog is part of their partnership with our organization.

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