Health

Avocado, Mint, and Yogurt Dip

avocado-yogurt-dip Photo: Levi Brown

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.



    Prep: 5 minutes; Total time: 5 minutes.
  • Yield: Makes 6 servings (serving size: about 1/4 cup)

Nutritional Information

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

Good to Know

Avocados are high in healthy monounsaturated fats—the healthy, good-for-your-heart kind!