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Avocado Crema

A delicious Tex-Mex dressing, dip, sauce or marinade
Avocado crema
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A great homemade dip for chips or to sprinkle over chicken or fish tacos, avocado crema is a fresh, flavorful alternative to guacamole. Blend avocado, sour cream, cilantro, sugar and lime juice in a blender, and a few pulses later you have a delicious dip or sauce for Tex-Mex dishes.


  • 1 medium avocado, cut in half lengthwise, peel and pit removed
  • 1/3 Cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 Cup sour cream or Mexican crema
  • 1/2 Teaspoon cumin
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt
  • Juice from one lime


Puree all ingredients in processor or blender.

Use as dip, marinade or sauce for all sorts of Tex-Mex style dishes.