This avocado dip combines creamy avocado with bitter cream, salsa, tomatoes, and shredded cheese for a fast and straightforward game-day snack.
Should you’ve been following My Baking Dependancy for lengthy, you in all probability know one thing about me: Soccer annoys me.
And don’t even get me began on fantasy soccer groups. Hi there, it’s fantasy, so why is it essential to take over the laptop computer, iPad, and TV to verify scores and stats of some fantasy recreation?
However the one factor I don’t thoughts about soccer is the meals. You in all probability wouldn’t discover me wherever close to a game-day get together if it weren’t for the buffalo hen dip, jalapeño popper dip, and spicy sausage dip.
A number of years again, I had some stunning avocados readily available and determined to throw collectively a dip with another substances I discovered in my fridge. The end result was a reasonably rockin’ avocado dip that has since made an look for a lot of soccer video games.
AVOCADO DIP VS GUACAMOLE
You may be pondering, “Jamie – isn’t avocado dip simply guacamole?”
Type of…however not essentially. Guacamole tends to be made with lime juice, jalapeños, onions, and cilantro along with the avocado.
This avocado dip, alternatively, is extra of a spin on conventional guacamole, and consists of substances similar to bitter cream, cream cheese, salsa, and shredded cheddar cheese.
Should you’re a guacamole purist, this in all probability isn’t the recipe for you. I’d suggest you attempt my spicy guacamole as an alternative!
However in case you love guacamole and different tremendous creamy dips like my jalapeño dip or perhaps a good ol’ 7-layer dip, and are open to attempting one thing a bit totally different, you’ll love this avocado dip.
Give me a giant bowl of this dip and a bag of tortilla chips and even *I* can fortunately sit via a recreation of soccer.
HOW TO MAKE MY AVOCADO DIP
Like so many dip recipes, this one is fairly straightforward to make. And It’s even simpler to make it as delicate or as spicy as you want!
Elements you’ll want
To make my avocado dip, you’ll need:
- 2 giant or 3 small Haas avocados; halved, seeded and scooped
- 1 cup bitter cream
- 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon lime juice
- 1/2 teaspoon sizzling sauce, or to style
- 1/2 cup chunky salsa
- 3/4 cup shredded delicate cheddar cheese, divided use
- 3/4 cup chopped tomato; divided use
- salt and pepper to style
Use your favourite sizzling sauce and salsa when making this dip. I typically use Sriracha, however you can use Cholula, Frank’s Pink Sizzling, or one thing even spicier!
Similar with the salsa. I normally use a light or medium salsa, however don’t be afraid to seize a fiery one if you need a spicy dip.
Making this dip
To make your avocado dip, begin by mashing the avocados in a bowl. I normally like to make use of a fork or a potato masher to do that.
If you should use a meals processor to do that you may, however take into account that it would make for a smoother mash and a smoother dip, with fewer chunks of avocado.
In a separate bowl, combine collectively the softened cream cheese, bitter cream, cumin, lime juice, and sizzling sauce.
Fold the bitter cream combination into the avocados with the salsa, then add in ½ cup of the cheese and ½ cup of the diced tomatoes. Season with salt and pepper to style; you may also add in additional sizzling sauce or lime juice in case you like.
Cowl and refrigerate for not less than 1 hour earlier than serving.
Garnish with the remainder of the cheese and tomatoes, in addition to some cilantro, earlier than serving with tortilla chips.
Retailer this avocado dip in an hermetic container within the fridge.
As a result of the avocado is combined with so many different substances, it shouldn’t oxidize as shortly as a standard guacamole would. I nonetheless wish to press a bit of plastic wrap on the highest of the dip if I’m storing it for longer than a day, although, simply to be secure.
I don’t suggest freezing this dip, because of the dairy in it.