Family Friendly Sauces, Dips & Dressings

Avocado Crema

Avocado Crema

This is a great way to extend the life of your ripe avocados and at the same time create a luscious spread/dip/topping for all kinds of dishes or snacks.

Makes about 3 cups


  • 2 large ripe avocados
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt (dairy or plant based)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 3 tablespoons lemon (or lime) juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Place avocados, yogurt, garlic, and citrus juice in a food processor and process until smooth.
  • Add cilantro, if desired, and pulse until combined. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Adapted from Edible Education Experience