Quesadilla being dipped into Avocado Sauce
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Avocado Sauce

Recipe video above. A terrific bright sauce with natural richness from avocado! Use for dipping and dolloping for all things Mexican - quesadillas, nachos, tacos, burritos - or for chips, crackers, vegetable sticks. 
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 4 - 6 people
Calories: 83kcal
Author: Nagi


  • 1 large , ripe avocado
  • 1/3 cup sour cream or yoghurt
  • 1/2 small clove of garlic
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 - 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup (packed) coriander / cilantro, roughly chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Combine all ingredients in a food processor, blend until very smooth. Use water to adjust consistency as required.
  • Adjust lemon or lime as required. Should have a bit of tang if intended to be paired with rich, bold flavoured food like Mexican food.
  • Keeps for 4 days in an airtight container - and stays green!


Nutrition per serving, assuming 6 servings.


Calories: 83kcal