Notes: You can also serve this dip with tortilla chips, carrot sticks, or cherry tomatoes. Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes.

Amy Traverso
Recipe by Sunset September 2005


Recipe Summary

Makes about 1 cup of dip; 6 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a 2- to 3-quart pan over high heat, bring about 1 quart water to a boil. Add green beans and cook until tender to bite, 3 to 6 minutes. Drain and immerse immediately in ice water until cool, about 2 minutes; drain again.

  • In a blender or food processor, combine avocado, yogurt, lime juice, mint (if using), garlic, and salt; whirl until very smooth.

  • Spoon dip into a bowl and serve with green beans and jicama sticks.

Nutrition Facts

92 calories; calories from fat 54%; protein 2.7g; fat 5.5g; saturated fat 0.9g; carbohydrates 10g; fiber 3g; sodium 184mg; cholesterol 0.4mg.