Avocado Cream

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
Makes 1 3/4 cups

This cream, also delicious with tortilla chips, can be made two hours ahead and stored in the refrigerator.


  • 2 ripe avocados, pitted, peeled, and coarsely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (from 1 to 2 limes)

  • Coarse salt

  • 1 pinch chili powder

  • 2 jalapenos, ribs and seeds removed, finely chopped (about 3 tablespoons)

  • ¼ cup sour cream


  1. In a medium bowl, lightly mash together avocados, lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and chili powder with a fork or potato masher. Fold in jalapenos and sour cream. Season with more salt and serve.

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