Avocado with Sweet Potato and Charred Onion Dip Recipe

For a more complex tasting appetizer, try mixing these unexpected ingredients for a flavorful surprise!
Staff Writer

Bobby Skiber

For a more complex tasting appetizer, try mixing these unexpected ingredients for a flavorful surprise! Almost like a salsa, this dip could be more exciting for your guests than the actual game. 

6
Servings
107
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

 

Back to Avocado 101!

 

Ingredients

  • 4​ ripe avocados - diced
  • 1 sweet potato - baked
  • 1 red onion - charred
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 ounces sour cream
  • 2 ounces olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1 pinch​​ Nutmeg

Directions

Preheat oven to 375º

Place whole sweet potato into oven baking for 35-40 minutes until fork tender.

Put broiler setting on low. Slice onion into 1/4 inch thick slices. Place onto sheet pan and broil for 10-12 minutes. Onion is ready when tops are slightly charred. Once onion is cool rough chop and set aside.

In a bowl place diced avocado, lime juice, diced cold sweet potato (1/2 inch cubes) and charred onion slices.  Drizzle with olive oil and mix all ingredients together.

Season with sea salt and a pinch of nutmeg.

Garnish with dollop of sour cream and diced red onion.

Serve with dried fruit (pineapple), plantain chips and/or pita points. 

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
11g
16%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
2g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
17µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
7µg
8%
Calcium, Ca
9mg
1%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Magnesium, Mg
1mg
0%
Phosphorus, P
10mg
1%
Sodium, Na
12mg
1%
Water
11g
0%

Avocado Shopping Tip

Avoid very soft avocados; choose those that yield slightly to finger pressure.

Avocado Cooking Tip

Avocados oxidize quickly; use lemon juice to keep the flesh from turning brown.