Avocado Cream

Avocado Cream Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas
Mix up your shrimp platter and set out Avocado Cream to serve alongside this traditional appetizer.



Makes 1 3/4 cups
Total time: 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes


1 large avocado
1 (8-oz.) container sour cream
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 teaspoon loosely packed lemon zest
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 green onion, minced
Salt and pepper to taste


Scoop pulp from avocado into a medium bowl, and mash until very smooth. Stir in sour cream, dill, parsley, lemon zest, lemon juice, and minced green onion. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately, or cover and chill up to 1 day. Stir well before serving.