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Avocado Dip Recipe

This avocado dip is made with ripe avocados, cilantro, lime juice, jalapeno and sour cream, all blended together to make a creamy dip. Serve your avocado dip with chips, crackers or veggies for a light and simple party snack.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 89kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 1/2 cups avocado sliced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeno seeds and ribs removed, then coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • cilantro leaves for garnish


  • Place the avocado, cilantro leaves, lime juice, jalapeno, sour cream, salt, cumin and garlic powder in the bowl of a food processor.
  • Process until completely smooth, 1-2 minutes. Taste and add more salt if desired.
  • Garnish with cilantro leaves, then serve.


Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 207mg | Potassium: 231mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 280IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 0.3mg