Avocado, Mint, and Yogurt Dip

Photo: Levi Brown
Avocado and mint leaves combine with Greek yogurt for a refreshing appetizer dip. Who knew this protein-packed, dairy delight was so versatile? Enjoy this dip with your favorite crudites. Prep: 5 minutes; Total time: 5 minutes.

Yield:

Makes 6 servings (serving size: about 1/4 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories 85
Fat 6.6 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Monofat 3.4 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 4 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 175 mg
Calcium 36 mg

Ingredients

1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and cut into chunks
1 cup plain reduced-fat (2%) Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 cup sliced fresh mint leaves, divided
1 tablespoon pistachio oil or extra-virgin olive oil

Preparation

1. In a medium bowl, mash together avocado, yogurt, lime juice,and salt until creamy.

2. Fold in 3 tablespoons mint leaves, drizzle with oil, and top with remaining mint.

Caroline Wright,

Health

March 2012
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