Awesome Avocado Crema with a Twist

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Andy Anderson !

By
@ThePretentiousChef

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

  • 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

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. Gather your ingredients.
  3. Chef’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.
  4. Add the avocado, and Mexican crema (or sour cream), to the bowl of a food processor, fitted with an S-blade.
  5. Blend until smooth, about 1 minute.
  6. Add the remaining ingredients.
  7. Chef's Note: Continue to blend until smooth; however, you should still see bits of cilantro.
  8. Chef’s Note: At this point to a final check of the seasoning. I usually wind up adding a bit more lime juice, and salt.
  9. Chef’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.
  10. PLATE/PRESENT
  11. Place into a nice bowl, and surround with some chips or veggies. Enjoy.
  12. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Awesome Avocado Crema with a Twist

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



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