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Chipotle Avocado Dip Recipe

Chipotle Avocado Dip Recipe

Thanks to the avocado base, this dip provides a bonus of healthy fats and fiber. Try spooning it on tacos, too. —Barbara Oliphant, Valley Center, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:24 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium ripe avocados, peeled
  • 1 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped banana pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced pickled hot cherry peppers
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 to 1-1/2 teaspoons ground chipotle pepper
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • Assorted fresh vegetables

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, mash avocados. Stir in the mayonnaise, onion, peppers and seasonings. Chill until serving. Serve with vegetables. Yield: 3 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons (calculated without vegetables) equals 72 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 153 mg sodium, 3 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1-1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.