recipe

Drizzle, spoon, or dollop this tangy, creamy sauce on everything: rice and beans, salmon, chicken, quesadillas, tacos, eggs . . .

safety
  • Uses a knife
difficulty
  • Beginner
time
  • 15 minutes
yield
  • Serves 4 to 6

Prepare Ingredients

1
ripe avocado
6 tablespoons
water
¼ cup
cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons
lime juice, squeezed from 1 lime
2 tablespoons
sour cream
¼ teaspoon
salt

Gather Cooking Equipment

Butter knife
Soupspoon
Food processor
Rubber spatula
Small bowl
1
 
1
ripe avocado

Use butter knife to cut avocado in half lengthwise around pit. With your hands, twist both halves in opposite directions to separate. Use soupspoon to remove pit. Scoop avocado from skin into food processor; discard pit and skin.

 
2
 
6 tablespoons
water
¼ cup
cilantro leaves
2 tablespoons
lime juice, squeezed from 1 lime
2 tablespoons
sour cream
¼ teaspoon
salt

Add water, cilantro, lime juice, sour cream, and ¼ teaspoon salt to food processor and lock lid into place. Process mixture until completely smooth, about 1 minute. Stop food processor. Carefully remove food processor blade (ask an adult for help). Use rubber spatula to transfer avocado crema to small bowl. Serve.