Avocado Crema

Creamy Avocado Sauce

  • Author: Shahla Rashid
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups


Creamy Avocado Sauce is inspired from Avocado Crema. Free from: tree nuts, peanut, sesame, gluten and can be made dairy-free. 

Best served day of.  Leftovers will keep in the fridge for about 1 day



  • 2 medium size avocados, roughly chopped

  • juice of 1 lime or lemon

  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed

  • 1/2 cup cilantro tops ( parsley or a combination of parsley & cilantro is fine)

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1/3 cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoon full fat yogurt or plant based yogurt of choice 

  • 1 tablespoon water

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • pinch of pepper



  1. Blend all ingredients into a mini-food processor until smooth and creamy, for at least 30 seconds.
  2. Serve with fritters, tacos, burgers, fish, as a dip with veggies and chips or eat by the spoonful.
  3. Adjust to taste with more lemon juice and salt.


  1. To make dairy free; omit yogurt and add water. Start with 1 tablespoon or add enough to desired consistency. Or use your favorite plant based yogurt as an alternative. 
  2. For a spicy version, add 1-2 jalapeño pepper(s), chopped( de-seeded for less spicy) with above ingredients and blend.
  • Category: Vegetarian
  • Method: No Bake
  • Cuisine: American


  • Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups

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