Awesome Avocado Crema with a Twist

11
Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousWichitaChef

This is an easy dip to create, and packs great flavor. As with any avocado-based dip, feel free to adjust the seasonings to your own tastes.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

PLAN/PURCHASE

1 large
avocado, pit removed, and flesh scooped out
1/2 c
mexican crema (or sour cream)
2 Tbsp
lime juice, freshly squeezed
1 pinch
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
kosher salt, or to taste
1/4 tsp
black pepper, freshly ground, or to taste
1 clove
baked garlic
1/4 c
fresh cilantro, chopped
1/4 c
parmesan cheese, finely grated (optional)

How to Make Awesome Avocado Crema with a Twist

Step-by-Step

  • 1PREP/PREPARE
  • 2Gather your ingredients.
  • 3Chef’s Note: You don’t want raw garlic in this recipe, so bake it… The process is simple: Place a clove (or more) of garlic on a piece of parchment paper, and drizzle with some olive oil. Place in a preheated 325f (165c) oven for about 20 – 30 minutes. Remove allow the garlic to cool, and there you go.
  • 4Add the avocado, and Mexican crema (or sour cream), to the bowl of a food processor, fitted with an S-blade.
  • 5Blend until smooth, about 1 minute.
  • 6Add the remaining ingredients.
  • 7Chef's Note: Continue to blend until smooth; however, you should still see bits of cilantro.
  • 8Chef’s Note: At this point to a final check of the seasoning. I usually wind up adding a bit more lime juice, and salt.
  • 9Chef’s Note: The Parmesan cheese is a totally optional addition. I will admit I do like it both ways (with or without). You’ll have to decide on you own.
  • 10PLATE/PRESENT
  • 11Place into a nice bowl, and surround with some chips or veggies. Enjoy.
  • 12Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

Printable Recipe Card

About Awesome Avocado Crema with a Twist

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican




Show 24 Comments & Reviews

25 Game-day Recipes That'll Make You The Mvp

25 Game-Day Recipes That'll Make You the MVP

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Whether your favorite team wins or loses, everyone will be a winner after they snack on these crowd-pleasing recipes.

5 Delicious Guacamole Recipes

5 Delicious Guacamole Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

"Yes, I know there is an up-charge for guac." - Said every guacamole lover ever. Put that extra $4 to good use and make some homemade guacamole instead! Here are...

Three Cheers For Tasty Cauliflower Recipes

Three Cheers for Tasty Cauliflower Recipes

Kitchen Crew

When have you heard that at the dinner table recently? I can't tell you how many times my son, as a youngster, said cauliflower is boring. Cauliflower gets such a...