Avocado Dip Recipe

This Avocado Dip Recipe for sweet potato fries adds zest to a delicious and healthful snack.

| March/April 2014

  • Whip up this zesty Avocado Dip Recipe for your sweet potato fries.
    Photo by Lori Dunn

John Walter, Lowell, Ohio, hopes to replicate a dipping sauce he enjoyed a while back in a restaurant in Columbus. The sauce was served with sweet potato fries.

Jennifer Sexton, Helenwood, Tennessee, sent a couple she found online. The Internet is an excellent source for recipes; simply enter in the recipe name (you might include “recipe” along with the recipe’s name) and wait for all the possibilities to unfold.

Recipe Box: Making Dipping Sauces and Using Bread Starter 

Avocado Dip Recipe

1 avocado (use Hass avocados if possible)
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup cream cheese
1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped
2 scallions, white and light green parts only, chopped
1 lime, juiced
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Place avocado, mayonnaise, cream cheese, jalapeño, scallions and lime juice into blender or small food processor. Blend for 1 minute, or until mixture is smooth paste.

Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

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