Makes 1½ cups



1 soft avocado

1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced; leave seeds for more heat

2 tablespoons shallot or red onion, minced

1-2 tablespoons lime juice

½ cup Greek yogurt

¼ cup cilantro, chopped

⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper



In a bowl, thoroughly mash avocado.

Add remaining ingredients and mix until thoroughly combined.

Or, using a food processor, pulse ingredients until almost smooth.


Note: This dip also works well as a topping for chicken, fish and vegetables.