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Easy Avocado Dip (Smooth And Creamy)

This creamy avocado dip is made with fresh avocados and a homemade ranch dressing, this dip is not only packed with flavour, but also filled with nutrients. The creaminess of the avocado pairs perfectly with the tangy ranch, making it perfect for tortilla chips.

creamy avocado dip uk recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 Avocado
  • ½ Cup Sour Cream (or Plain Greek Yoghurt)
  • 2 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Dried Parsley
  • ½ tsp Dill (Fresh or dried)
  • ½ tsp Onion Powder (or granules)
  • ⅛ tsp Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper (to season)

How to make easy avocado ranch dressing dip

In a food blender or food processor, combine all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy.

If you want more or a runny dressing add some milk, water or olive oil until you get the consistency you want

How long will the the avocado dip last for?

Keep the dip in a air tight container or cover with cling film and can be left in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Top Tips

Here are some top tips for making avocado dip:

  • Use ripe avocados for the best flavour and creaminess..
  • Customize the seasoning to your liking, adding salt, pepper, and other spices to taste.
  • For a thinner consistency, add a little bit of milk, water or olive oil.
  • If you prefer a chunkier texture, mix in diced tomatoes, onions, or jalapenos.
  • Chill the dip in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • Serve with a variety of dippers, such as tortilla chips, veggies, or pita bread.

Tools You Will Need

Here’s a list of tools you’ll need to make this creamy avocado dip recipe:

  1. Cutting board
  2. Sharp knife
  3. Food Processor
  4. Fork or potato masher (if not using a food processor)
  5. Mixing bowl (if not using a food processor)
  6. Measuring spoons
  7. Citrus juicer or reamer (optional)
  8. Plastic wrap or airtight container for storing leftovers
  9. Serving bowl or dish
  10. Dippers, such as tortilla chips, veggies, or pita bread.
creamy avocado dip uk recipe

Easy Avocado Dip (Smooth And Creamy)

Rachel
Creamy avocado dip – healthy and tasty snack
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dips, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, British
Servings 6
Calories 126 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Avocado
  • ½ Cup Sour Cream (or Plain Greek Yoghurt)
  • 2 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice (freshly squeezed)
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Dried Parsley
  • ½ tsp Dill (Fresh or dried)
  • ½ tsp Onion Powder (or granules)
  • tsp Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper (to season)

Instructions
 

  • In a food blender or food processor, combine all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy.
    1 Avocado, ½ Cup Sour Cream, 2 tbsp Mayonnaise, 1 tbsp Lemon Juice, 1 tsp Garlic Powder, ½ tsp Dried Parsley, ½ tsp Dill, ½ tsp Onion Powder, ⅛ tsp Salt, Ground Black Pepper
  • If you want more or a runny dressing add some milk, water or olive oil until you get the consistency you want.
  • Refrigerate the covered dressing for up to 5 days.
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Nutrition

Calories: 126kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 1gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 13mgSodium: 90mgPotassium: 198mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 172IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 25mgIron: 0.2mg
Keyword fresh avocado
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Homemade Avocado Dip

If you’re on the hunt for great recipes that can add a burst of flavour to your gatherings or provide a quick snack, look no further than this creamy avocado dip—a twist on traditional guacamole that’s sure to garner rave reviews. Unlike the chunky avocado dip you may be accustomed to, this version boasts the best texture, achieved by blending simple ingredients into a velvety avocado sauce that’s rich in monounsaturated fat—a healthy fat that’s good news for your heart.

The best part about this dip is its versatility. It can be the top of nachos, a companion to pita chips, or even a flavourful avocado crema for taco salads. The creamy components come from the sour cream or you could add cream cheese and plain Greek yogurt, which marry well with the fresh lime juice and cayenne pepper to create a dip that’s both tangy and spicy. The inclusion of feta cheese offers a nice change from the more common cotija cheese and adds a unique tang that complements the creamy dip perfectly.

To make this dip, you’ll want to start with ripe avocados—look for ones that have just a small stem and no brown spots. Slice them open and scoop the green goodness into a small bowl. Add in the sour cream or cream cheese for that rich, creamy dip base, and don’t forget the seasoning, you could also add fresh cilantro and red onion for that authentic guacamole flavour profile. For a bit of a twist, toss in some pomegranate seeds; their burst of sweetness is a fantastic addition and makes for a great dip that’s as visually appealing as it is delicious.

For those who love a bit of heat, finely chopped jalapeño or chili peppers can be added. And if you’re trying to keep things on the healthier side, remember that avocado is packed with healthy fats, which can be a beneficial part of your daily values on a calorie diet. The nutritional information often highlights avocados for their high content of these fats.

Whether it’s football games, Cinco de Mayo, or just a casual last night with friends, this avocado dip is a crowd-pleaser. Remember to cover the surface of the dip with a piece of plastic wrap if you have leftover dip to prevent it from developing brown parts

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