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Use fresh or frozen avocado to make this creamy and savoury dip you will want to serve at every gathering. 



  • 3 cups frozen avocados, thawed in fridge or at room temperature
  • 1/2 jalapeno, seeds and ribs removed, finely diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin, optional
  • 2 tablespoons favourite salsa, optional
  • 1/2 clove garlic, pureed
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced onion
  • 1 tablepoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt and black pepper, or to taste


  1. .In a medium-sized bowl, add all ingredients except cilantro, and smash with a fork or potato masher to desired consistency.
  2.  Stir in cilantro. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt, pepper, and/or lime juice. Serve and enjoy! TIP: To prevent oxidization, store in the fridge with plastic wrap touching the surface for up to three days. Another option is adding a thin layer of water over the entire surface. Pour off water and stir before serving.

Avocado Tips

Why can’t you ever find ripe avocados when you need them? Avocados do not begin to soften until after they are picked from the tree and are usually put on the shelf hard. So basically, it’s pure luck. It is better to buy unripe avocados knowing they will ripen in the next day or two than ripe ones that will end up in the garbage if not eaten right away. Try to buy them a day or two before you think you need them.

How to choose a ripe avocado? The riper an avocado is the darker green it gets. It should yield to a firm but gentle pressure but not be mushy.

How get avocados ripen faster? Put them in a paper bag in the warmest place possible, like a windowsill or close to your oven. Adding another overripe fruit, like a banana, will also help. Still may take up to two days to ripen

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