Blackened Jalapeno and Avocado Dipping Sauce

Makes about 3 cups to serve 6

Dip tortilla chips or raw veggies into this creamy sauce or use it as you would salsa, spooning it over roast meat and fish.

Ingredients: 
  • 2 large jalapeños
  • 2 large cloves garlic, peeled
  • 2 large Hass avocados, halved, pitted and peeled
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • Salt to taste
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Method: 

Heat a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add jalapeños and garlic and cook, shaking the skillet often, until tender and blackened on all sides, 4 to 5 minutes. Set aside to let cool.

Seed and stem jalapeños then transfer to blender along with garlic. Add avocados, lime juice and salt and puree until somewhat smooth. With blender still running, slowly drizzle in about ½ cup water. Continue to puree until smooth and creamy. Transfer to a bowl and serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:110 calories (90 from fat), 10g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 200mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 1g sugar), 1g protein
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