Enlightened Spicy Avocado Dip Recipe
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Enlightened Spicy Avocado Dip Recipe

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Bursting with flavor, this refreshing avocado dip hints of citrus and spice. Its lively green color suits the holiday season perfectly.—Jessie Grearson, Falmouth, Maine
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon prepared wasabi
  • Assorted fresh vegetables

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 154 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 16mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 fat.


  1. Place the first seven ingredients in a food processor; cover and process until smooth. Chill until serving. Serve with vegetables. Yield: 1-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Enlightened Spicy Avocado Dip in Country Woman December/January 2011, p45

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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