Avocados have one of the creamiest textures in the fruit kingdom. Avocado has fantastic proportions of healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals, especially potassium. In fact, avocados contain more potassium than bananas, making them ideal for combating potassium loss that can occur from dehydration. Whether on a cracker or over a dish, this creamy dollop guarantees you fantastic taste and superb nutrition.
MAKES: 4 Servings
PREP/COOK TIME: 10 minutes
1 ripe avocado, pitted and peeled
¼ cup loosely packed fresh cilantro (optional)
1 tablespoon water
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
¼ teaspoon sea salt
Combine all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor and process until smooth. Do taste; you may want to add some extra lime juice or a pinch of salt.
COOK’S NOTE: Want a little heat? Add a pinch of cayenne. Want a bright taste? Add a few tablespoons of chopped fresh mint.
Storage Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3 days.
Adapted from one of Rebecca Katz's amazing recipes