Avocado & Tahini Dip

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients

This Avocado & Tahini Dip is like an avocado hummus. Unlike our Guacamole, which should be chunky, this sauce is smooth. It makes a great dip for pita bread or vegetables.


Ingredients

  • 2 cloves garlic, halved
  • Salt, preferably kosher salt, to taste
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 3 tablespoons sesame tahini
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, lightly toasted and ground (to taste)

Nutrition Facts

Calories

295 cals

Fat

28 g

Saturated Fat

4 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

5 g

Monounsaturated Fat

17 g

Carbohydrates

13 g

Sugar

1 g

Fiber

8 g

Protein

4 g

Sodium

316 mg

Directions

  1. Using a mortar and pestle or food processor, combine the garlic with ½ teaspoon salt, and mash to a smooth paste.
  2. Cut the avocados in half, pit them and scoop out the flesh. Add to the garlic and continue to blend or mash until smooth. Add in the tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, cumin and additional salt, to taste.
  3. Serve immediately, or set plastic wrap touching the surface of the dip and refrigerate until ready to use.

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.



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