Avocado Cilantro Crema Sauce Recipe

I’ve got a game-changer for you – the Avocado Cilantro Crema Sauce. Now, I know you might be thinking, “Crema sauce? What’s that?” Well, it’s a magical concoction of creamy goodness, blending the richness of avocado, the freshness of cilantro, and a hint of lime to create a sauce that’s not just good but downright amazing. Whether you’re a taco fanatic, a salad aficionado, or just need a dip for your veggies, this sauce is your secret weapon. It’s easy, delicious, and brings a gourmet vibe to your everyday meals. 

Why You’ll Love Avocado Cilantro Crema

  • Easy Peasy: This recipe is as easy as pie, or should I say, as easy as blending a few ingredients together. No rocket science here!
  • Deliciously Creamy: The creamy texture of this sauce will make your taste buds do a happy dance. It’s like a flavor fiesta in your mouth.
  • Versatility at Its Best: Whether you’re a taco enthusiast, a salad lover, or just need a dip for your veggies, this sauce is your go-to. It plays well with almost anything!
  • Fresh and Zesty: With the freshness of cilantro and a zesty kick from lime, this sauce brings a burst of flavor to your dishes.
  • Perfect for Recipes: Use it as a dressing, a dip, or a drizzle – it adds a gourmet touch to your everyday meals.

Ingredients Needed To Make Avocado Cilantro Crema

  • Avocado
  • Lime juice
  • Fresh cilantro
  • Pinch of salt
  • Garlic powder
  • Plain yogurt

How To Make Avocado Cilantro Crema

  1. Preparation: Cut the avocado and scoop out the flesh. Juice one lime to get approximately 2 tsp of lime juice.
  2. Blending: In a food processor, combine the avocado, lime juice, fresh cilantro, salt, garlic powder, and plain yogurt.
  3. Blend Until Smooth: Blend the ingredients until you achieve a smooth and creamy consistency.
  4. Serve: Transfer the Avocado Cilantro Crema Sauce to a bowl or jar.

Variations & Substitutions

  • Add a dash of hot sauce or a finely chopped jalapeño for a spicy kick.
  • Include a tablespoon of olive oil for added richness.
  • Experiment with different herbs like parsley or mint for unique flavor profiles.

Commonly Asked Questions

Can I make this sauce ahead of time? 

Absolutely! You can prepare the sauce in advance and store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.

Can I use Greek yogurt instead of plain yogurt? 

Definitely! Using Greek yogurt will result in a thicker and creamier texture.

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Avocado Cilantro Crema Sauce

This sauce is incredibly good and comes together in minutes
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Course: Sauces
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Avocado Cilantro Crema Sauce
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Blend Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 60kcal

Equipment

  • Measuring cups/spoons
  • Food Processor

Ingredients

  • 1 medium avocado
  • 2 tsp lime juice juice of 1 lime
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 cup plain yogurt

Instructions

  • Preparation: Cut the avocado and scoop out the flesh. Juice one lime to get approximately 2 tsp of lime juice.
  • Blending: In a food processor, combine the avocado, lime juice, fresh cilantro, salt, garlic powder, and plain yogurt.
  • Blend Until Smooth: Blend the ingredients until you achieve a smooth and creamy consistency.
  • Serve: Transfer the Avocado Cilantro Crema Sauce to a bowl or jar.

Notes

Variations:
  • Add a dash of hot sauce or a finely chopped jalapeño for a spicy kick.
  • Include a tablespoon of olive oil for added richness.
  • Experiment with different herbs like parsley or mint for unique flavor profiles.

Nutrition

Calories: 60kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 182mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 203IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 0.2mg
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