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5-Minute Lime-Avocado Sauce
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5-Minute Lime-Avocado Sauce

Can’t decide between thick guacamole or a thinner dressing? This 5-minute lime-avocado sauce is creamy, tangy, garlicky, and a perfect happy medium!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Sauces & Condiments
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Diet: Diabetic
Keyword: avocado sauce, guacamole
Servings: 6
Calories: 85kcal
Author: Diabetic Foodie

Ingredients

  • 1 clove garlic (peeled)
  • ¼ cup cilantro or parsley leaves
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 avocado (coarsely chopped)
  • Juice from a small lime
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • With your food processor running, drop the garlic through the feed tube to mince it.
    1 clove garlic
  • Stop the processor, then add the cilantro or parsley, olive oil, avocado, lime juice, salt, and pepper.
    ¼ cup cilantro or parsley leaves, 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil or avocado oil, 1 avocado, Juice from a small lime, ¼ teaspoon kosher salt, ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Process until smooth.

Notes

This recipe is for 6 servings of lime and avocado sauce. Each serving is 3 tablespoons.
Leftovers can be stored covered or in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Place plastic wrap on the surface of the sauce to help prevent oxidization. 
Enjoy within a few days.

Nutrition

Serving: 3tablespoons | Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 2.4g | Protein: 0.6g | Fat: 8.4g | Saturated Fat: 1.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4.2g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 50.6mg | Potassium: 131.8mg | Fiber: 1.8g | Sugar: 0.2g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 7.4mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.2mg | Net carbs: 0.6g