Creamy Avocado Dip

Creamy Avocado Dip | ChopChop

Description

This is a light and creamy avocado dip, different from the more commonly found guacamole--just right for topping tacos or sandwiches, or for snacking on with a pile of raw vegetables.

Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes
Makes: 1 Cup

Kitchen Gear: 

Sharp knife (adult needed)
Cutting board
Metal spoon
Fork
Bowl
Measuring cup
Measuring spoons

Ingredients

1  
ripe avocado
1⁄4 cup
plain yogurt
1⁄4 cup
chopped fresh basil or cilantro leaves, or a combination
1⁄2 teaspoon
fresh lime or lemon juice
1⁄4 teaspoon
salt

Instructions

  1. Carefully cut the avocado in half by running the knife through the stem end and around the large pit. Twist the halves to separate and remove the pit with a spoon.
  2. Use the spoon to scoop out the avocado flesh and put it in the bowl. Mash the avocado with a fork.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and stir well.
  4. Serve right away or cover and refrigerate up to 2 hours.