Avocado Yogurt Sauce

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Dietary Interest:: vegetarian, gluten-free, low cholesterol, no added sugar

Avocado Yogurt Sauce

Yield:

3 c (720 ml)

Total Time:

11 Minutes

Print:

8.5x11

Difficulty:

Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups (360 g) plain low fat yogurt
  • 2 avocados, pitted, peeled
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • 1 lime, peeled, halved
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, halved, seeds and membranes removed
  • 1/4 cup (5 g) fresh cilantro leaves

Directions

  1. Place yogurt, avocados, garlic, lime, salt, and jalapeño pepper into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 30 seconds, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades. Reduce speed to Variable 7. Remove lid plug and add cilantro through the lid plug opening.
  5. Blend for 15 seconds.

Leave seeds and membrane in jalapeno for a spicier sauce. Serve with tacos, fajitas, seafood, poultry or as a salsa alternative with chips.

This recipe has been written for the Vitamix 5200 with Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.

Nutritional Facts

Servings Size 2 Tablespoons (30 ml)

Amount Per Serving

 
Calories 29
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 111 mg
Total Carbohydrate 3 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Sugars 1 g
Protein 1 g