Avocado, Mint, and Yogurt Dip

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.

Health MARCH 2012

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


  • 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


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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 85
  • Fat: 6.6g
  • Saturated fat: 1.3g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 4g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 175mg
  • Calcium: 36mg

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