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Enlightened Spicy Avocado Dip Recipe

Enlightened Spicy Avocado Dip Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without vegetables) equals 154 calories, 14 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 3 mg cholesterol, 16 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 3 fat.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.