Creamy Avocado Spinach Dip

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Recipe Category: Veggies & Sides

Recipe Tag: Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian, Vegan, Low Glycemic

  • Prep Time

    5 Minutes

  • Cooking Time

    None

  • Total Time

    5 Minutes

If you love guacamole, you'll love this dip! Adding spinach is a great way to get more greens into your diet, and you won't even notice it's in there. This works great as a veggie dip or topping. If you want to spice it up, add some fresh peppers.

Ingredients:

  • 1 avocado
  • 2 cups spinach
  • ½ cup pitted Kalamata olives
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • Juice from ½ lemon
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt

Instructions

  1. Slice avocado lengthwise and remove the pit. Scoop avocado into food processor. Add spinach, olives, garlic and olive oil and blend. Additional olive oil can be added for a smoother texture. Add lemon juice, cumin and sea salt and blend until smooth.
  2. Serve with carrots, English cucumber, cauliflower, jicama, red peppers or any other vegetables of your choice.

Makes 6 servings