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.