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Greek Yogurt Guacamole

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Greek Yogurt Guacamole is an avocado dip that is creamy, higher in protein and doesn’t brown. Making it perfect for parties!

Greek Yogurt Guacamole

Guacamole Dip That Doesn’t Brown

Seriously, have you “met” guacamole that doesn’t brown yet? Sign me up for this creamy Greek yogurt guacamole made with avocados, Greek yogurt, cilantro and jalapeno peppers. I tried this avocado dip recipe at my friend’s house and loved it right away.

Greek yogurt adds amazing creaminess and extra protein to a guacamole, not to mention it prevents this traditional easy Mexican appetizer from browning for a least 24 hours, making it perfect for a potluck or a busy weekend ahead.

Ingredients for Greek Yogurt Guacamole

cilantro, avocado, lime and yogurt on a cutting board

  • Avocados: I swear by Costco’s avocados (=> my healthy Costco shopping list) – they are the creamiest and the tastiest ever! Keep in mind, they are very large, so you will probably need 2 for this avocado yogurt dip.

Ripe avocados have brown/black skin and are soft to the touch, not too soft. I shared an easy way to clean and pit avocados in my chickpea avocado salad, which is to die for and super easy to make.

  • Greek Yogurt: I highly recommend to buy organic and more than 2% fat content, at least 3.5%. Thank goodness, days when we thought low fat dairy is healthy are over. So, no 0% yogurt please, your guacamole dip won’t be creamy and will taste bland, trust me.

Greek yogurt is the secret to non-browning guacamole. Seriously, make it today, cover with plastic and watch magic unfold tomorrow – I usually prepare it on Thursday for a low key Friday night (aren’t we all exhausted by then?!).

Greek Yogurt Guacamole ingredients in a bowl with a spoon

  • Spices: I added my measurements for spices, but this is where you can adjust everything to your taste. If serving Greek yogurt guacamole with chips, do not add too much salt, usually chips are salty already.

Control amount of spiciness by seeding jalapeños or not (seeds contain the heat, not so much the peppers themselves), and add garlic if you wish – sometimes I do, and sometimes I don’t feel like it.

You can also add fresh chopped red onion and tomatoes, if you wish.

Stir and enjoy!

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Greek Yogurt Guacamole

Greek Yogurt Guacamole

Greek Yogurt Guacamole is an avocado dip that is creamy, higher in protein and doesn't brown. Making it perfect for parties!
5 from 6 votes
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Servings: 8 (3 cups)
Calories: 177kcal
Author: Olena Osipov

Ingredients

  • 4 large avocados
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt plain
  • 1/4 cup cilantro finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp jalapeños seeded & finely chopped
  • 1/2 lime juice of
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • Garlic to taste (optional)

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, mash avocados with a fork or masher, leaving some in big chunks.
  • Add Greek yogurt, cilantro, jalapeños, lime juice, salt and pepper; stir to combine. Serve with organic whole grain chips, along tacos and in chicken burritos.

Store: Greek Yogurt Guacamole can be prepared and refrigerated covered for up to 1 day ahead as it doesn't brown.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 89mg | Potassium: 532mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 221IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg
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    My name is Olena Osipov. I'm a mom to 2 boys, a wife to Alex and we reside on magical Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. This is our healthy family recipes blog. Originally from Ukraine, I grew up on real food. As an adult, I struggled with diets for years because none worked long-term. Now for over 10 years, I cook easy healthy meals for my family. I can help you with “What’s for dinner?” too.

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