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Creamy Avocado Dip

This easy avocado dip recipe is made with simple ingredients common in tex-mex foods. Smoky, spicy, and oh so creamy, this dip is great with chips, on tacos, burritos, and more!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dip
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: smooth guacamole
Servings: 1 servings
Calories: 1101kcal


  • 2 poblano peppers
  • 3 large avocados halved, pitted, and cut into quarters
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeded and roughly chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 tsp honey optional
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro about one handful
  • 2 fresh limes juiced
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 - 3 Tbsp water start with 1, add more as needed



  • Preheat oven to 400°F.  Line a baking sheet with foil.

Roast poblanos

  • Add poblano peppers to baking sheet. Roast for about 20-25 minutes, turning the peppers over a few times, until evenly charred.
  • Remove peppers from oven, add to a bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let cool for about 10 minutes.  This helps loosen the skin.

Start the dip

  • To a food processor, add avocados, jalapeno, garlic, honey, cilantro, lime juice, salt, pepper, and water

Peel poblanos

  • Gently peel skin from the poblanos, and remove seeds and stems.  Roughly chop, and add to food processor.

Finish the dip

  • Pulse food processor several times, then process until smooth, scraping down the sides as necessary.
  • Serve immediately, as a dip or topping.


  1. Recipe makes between 1.5 - 2 cups, so however you portion that, that will be the number of servings.
  2. Recipe is easily doubled if you need a larger batch.
  3. The exact amount of water will vary, depending on the consistency you want the dip to be.
  4. Additional lime juice can be used instead of water.


Calories: 1101kcal | Carbohydrates: 83g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 90g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 59g | Sodium: 1273mg | Potassium: 4044mg | Fiber: 49g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 9899IU | Vitamin C: 304mg | Calcium: 200mg | Iron: 7mg