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Avocado Crema

My family loves Mexican food and I am a lover of guacamole. Avocado crema is the smooth creamy version in my opinion of guacamole. This recipe is quick and easy. It is a mixture of ripe avocados, sour cream, lime juice garlic powder, kosher salt, and black pepper. You can use yogurt instead of sour cream. I do add a pinch of cayenne pepper to give it a little kick but, that is optional.

Avocado crema is a great condiment that can be served over taco's, grilled salmon, Quesadilla, steaks, crab cakes, shrimp, and even used as a salad dressing. It is my go to condiment when I want to add tangy zest to my dish.


Did You Know!

When an avocado is cut, there is a chemical reactions taking place. An enzyme in the flesh reacts to the oxygen, causing the guacamole that contact the oxygen to turn a brown color.

Quick Tip

To avoid that reaction pour a thin layer of water, lime, or lemon juice over the guacamole to form a barrier with the air. Cover your guac with plastic wrap, to prevent air pockets or try storing in an airtight container

Ingredients Avocado Crema

1 Ripe Avocado

3 Tbsp =1 large lime

1/2 cup sour cream or Greek Yogurt

1/2 tsp Kosher salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

1/2 tsp garlic powder

pinch cayenne pepper (optional)

1 tsp cilantro (optional)

Let's Get Started

  • Slice the avocado in half, remove the pit and place in a food processor.

  • Add in the sour cream, kosher salt, black pepper, and garlic powder.

  • *Optional- Add in cayenne pepper and cilantro.

  • Add in the lime juice and blend all ingredients until the crema is silky smooth.

Bon Appetit, ENJOY!

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Debra Johnson | Food Blogger
Hi, I'm Debra

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