Today, I'm going to show you how to make avocado dip in just 5 minutes. This is what I love eating for dinner or snack. This avocado dip is ultra creamy and so easy to make with just 5 healthy ingredients. Definitely, this delicious vegan dip is the best vegan snack or spread for bread, bagels, tacos and more.
I must warn you in advance that from now on, this deliciously creamy dip will become your favorite healthy snack. I'm sure that you'll want it with every meal. Especially, if you love rich and ripe avocados like me, this extremely simple and easy-to-make recipe is just for you.
In fact, this simple, DIY dip is incredibly quick and easy to prepare in a blender or food processor. You just need to toss all the basic ingredients into it and blend them up. That's it! Your homemade avocado dip is ready in minutes from start to finish.
Unlike any store-bought dip, this creamy vegan dip is made with wholesome, plant-based ingredients. For this reason, I always make my own, homemade dips or sauces like this easy tahini paste. They are less expensive and healthier at the same time. A win-win situation indeed!
Time needed: 5 minutes.
How to make avocado dip from scratch?
- Blend all ingredients together
Place the avocados, garlic, tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and ground cumin in a blender or food processor. Blend until completely smooth and creamy for 1-2 minutes. Taste and add more salt if needed. That's it, you're done!
- Garnish and serve
Garnish your fresh avocado dip with red paprika flakes and cherry tomatoes. Serve it immediately with your favorite veggies, bread, pasta, or salad. I find it particularly tasty combined with smoked tofu, olives, and green garlic.
Healthy ingredients for homemade avocado dip
This delicious vegan dip is dairy-free, gluten-free and so easy to make without any yogurt or cream cheese. You need these common ingredients for this healthy recipe:
- Ripe avocados
- Spring (green) onions
- Tahini (for adding extra creaminess)
- Lemon juice
- Olive oil
- Salt and ground cumin
Absolutely! Avocados are incredibly nutritious. Avocados are quite unique fruits. They are rich in healthy fats and have powerful health benefits. This low-carb superfood is loaded with healthy fats, fiber, and various nutrients. Avocados are high in heart-healthy monosaturated fatty acid and potassium which are important for maintaining healthy blood pressure levels and lowering your cholesterol and triglycerides levels. In addition, avocado eaters were found to be healthier than people who don't eat avocados. Markedly, their fat content helps you better absorb nutrients from other plant-based foods. Also, avocados may help you with weight loss by keeping you feel fuller for a long time and naturally eat fewer calories. Therefore, you should incorporate this rich and creamy, weight-loss-friendly fruit in your diet asap and see its benefits for yourself.
Homemade avocado dip usually lasts for 1-2 days if you keep it in the fridge. But because it's surprisingly easy to make I recommend you to make as much as you need. You can simply halve, double, or triple this recipe to get the desired amount of this tasty vegan dip.
What do you eat avocado dip with?
- Spreading on bread, toast, rice crackers, or bagels
- Dipping veggies, baked potatoes, or crackers
- Drizzling over salads or pasta thinned with some olive oil or water
- Dolloping as a sauce over mashed potatoes, vegan nachos, and tacos
Tips and tricks
- Use only ripe avocados - the best way to check if an avocado is ripe, give it a gentle squeeze. It should feel a little bit soft but not mushy.
- Use your own freshly squeezed lemon juice - for the best fresh flavor.
- Make it in a blender or food processor - for an extra smooth and creamy homemade dip.
- Taste and adjust after blending - as per your taste, you may want a little more salt or lemon juice, maybe more garlic too. You can easily modify it to your preference.
As a huge avocado fan, I highly recommend you this avocado dip recipe because it's:
- Quick and easy to make in 5 minutes
- Smooth and creamy
- Dairy-free and gluten-free
- Vegan and vegetarian
- So fresh and flavorful
- Healthy and amazingly delicious
Did you try this quick and easy avocado dip recipe? I would love to hear about your experience and your comments just make my day! And don’t forget to rate it, leave a comment below, and share your photo on Instagram with the tag @go_eatgreen and hashtag it #go_eatgreen.