Appetizers/ Kid-Friendly Recipes

Easy Avocado Dip

Happy New Year!  Another year goes by so quickly and every new year its always the same resolution. Can you guess what I am thinking? Of course!


Shedding some pounds, what else! You know the same pounds we tend to put on during the holidays every year. 

Anyway, I thought I should post an easy avocado dip that is super easy to prepare and kid-friendly.  An avocado dip that is light and delicious with a tangy punch from the lemon, onion and cayenne pepper, served with some fresh cut vegetables (instead of chips) to make it more healthy!

This easy avocado dip is a great appetizer to whip up and serve just before dinner, or its perfect as an after school snack.  I guess you could call it guacamole, but I prefer not to since it’s missing the tomatoes, cilantro and black olives.  Anyway, I would love to hear your thoughts on new years resolutions too!

Easy Avocado Dip

  • 3 medium Avocados
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1 small shallot or red onion- minced
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  •  Assortment of mix vegetables – chopped

Cut each avocado in half. Scoop out the flesh.
Discard the large pit.
In a medium bowl, mash the avocado flesh with a fork.
Add the lemon juice, salt, cayenne pepper and onion.
Mix until well combined.
Serve with chopped vegetables on the side.
Optional: serve with some sour cream on the side.

Serves: many

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Aarthi
    January 3, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    nice dip

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    Inside a British Mum's Kitchen
    January 4, 2012 at 12:20 am

    another lovely recipe – looking forward to this – delicious
    mary x

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    Kitchen Belleicious
    January 4, 2012 at 9:50 pm

    I love avocados so this is something we must have to start making in our house

  • Reply
    Shawn
    January 5, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    Looks delish(I love avocados)…I can't wait to whip some up!

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