Avocado, Yoghurt and Mint Dip

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You will love this Avocado, Yoghurt and Mint dip. It is light, creamy and refreshing and incredibly easy to make. Here I have combined two of my favourite ingredients, avocado and Greek yoghurt.  I have boosted their flavour by the addition of lime juice and mint.

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The most famous of avocado dips is, of course, guacamole. With good reason, it is one of the most popular dips. However, for a change, I like to vary my avocado dip. I love making this variation with Greek yoghurt, lime juice and mint. It’s so quickly made. I just blend all the ingredients in a small food processor and I am rewarded with a pale green dip which has a smooth, velvety texture. I turn it into a serving dish and add a few, small mint leaves for garnish. However, this dip has one great advantage over guacamole; it can be made a few hours before serving. The acidity in the yoghurt helps prevent the avocado from oxidising and maintains the lovely, pale green colour.

Avocado makes the dip rich and creamy and the yoghurt and lime juice provide a gentle, tangy flavour.  I add the chopped mint after blending, and this brings a fabulous, bright note to the mixture. It is delicious, flavourful and healthy, and whilst this is definitely a dip, I love its versatility. It is also perfect served with many other things. Today I will serve this dip with crackers and crudites, making it a very healthy snack. It’s also a great condiment for Greek food. I’m thinking of Greek-style chicken breast or lamb skewers cooked on the barbecue. It’s also great with my Cheese and Herb Filo Pie.

However, its versatility extends further, making it ideal to use as a spread in a sandwich. Or, thin it with a little water and you have a nutritious salad dressing.

Avocado is also delicious as the star ingredient in my friend Sylvie’s Avocado, Cilantro and Lime Sauce.

As for the colour, when you make this dip I would love you to give me your impression of the colour. It is SO beautiful that I am unable to accurately describe it. The best description I have come up with is “iced mint green”.  I encourage you to channel your inner Nigella and give me your thoughts in the comments section below. I look forward to hearing from you.

Xx Alex 

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Avocado, Yoghurt and Mint Dip

This fabulous dip, which is made in minutes, makes a great appetiser. However, it is not just a dip. There are many ways in which to use it. Serve it with crudites for a nutritious snack, or serve it to accompany grilled meat or poultry. It can be used as a sandwich spread or thin it with a little water to make a nutritious salad dressing. 

Course Appetizer, Entree, Snack, Starter
Cuisine Australian, Universal
Keyword avocado, avocado dip, delicious, easy, gluten free, simple
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 24 kcal
Author Alexandra

Ingredients

  • 1 large avocado peeled, pitted and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 cup Greek yoghurt plain
  • 2 tsp lime juice * freshly squeezed
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves finely sliced – keep a few aside for a garnish
  • sea salt to taste

Instructions

  1. In the bowl of a small food processor*, place the avocado, Greek yoghurt and lime juice.

  2. Whiz the ingredients to combine. They should be smooth and creamy.

    Season to taste and briefly whiz again*.

    Add the finely sliced mint leaves to the bowl of the food processor and stir to combine.

  3. Turn the avocado mixture into a serving bowl.

    Top with a few mint leaves for garnish.

    Serve with crackers, corn chips, toasted pita bread or crudites.

    The dip can be made several hours in advance. If so, cover well and refrigerate.

Recipe Notes

*To obtain the bright, fresh flavour of lime juice, please use a fresh lime, not the bottled variety.

*If you don’t have a food processor or blender, place the avocado in a medium bowl and mash. Add the yoghurt, lime juice and salt. It will not have the creaminess which is obtained by using a food processor or blender, but it will still be delicious.

*As always, I encourage you to adjust flavours to suit your palate. Add more salt or lime juice if you need to.

Nutrition Facts
Avocado, Yoghurt and Mint Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 24
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 12mg1%
Potassium 16mg0%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 135IU3%
Vitamin C 1.7mg2%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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206 Comments on “Avocado, Yoghurt and Mint Dip”

  1. 5 stars
    I Found your article very interesting I learned lot from your content So kind of you to provide us a knowledge of these important things really heplful, Thank you for sharing this vital information and tactics with us.

  2. That looks like such a vibrant dip it would be perfect for snacks over the Christmas Holidays. I love Avocado and Greek Yoghurt so I’ll definitely try making this over the Holidays.

  3. This is great timing with such inexpensive, great avocadoes around at the moment!

  4. 5 stars
    Yum! What a fantastic dip. This would be perfect for when friends come round and unusual enough to spark some foodie conversation ?

  5. 5 stars
    I’ve done avocado dips but it certainly did not look as pretty as yours, I am gonna give your recipe a shot next

  6. 5 stars
    I feel like I’m a creature of habit with avocados! I never would have thought of this, but it sounds amazing – especially with the addition of the lime juice. I think I will give this a try next time we have guests over and I love your suggestion of thinning this out to make a salad dressing. Great idea! Thanks 🙂

  7. I never would have thought of this!! I never thought about combining avocado and yogurt but totally makes sense! I love avocado so I will have to try this out! Thanks for sharing!

  8. 5 stars
    I love the idea of this flavor combo. Perfect for an appetizer table and seems like it would pair well with anything.

  9. 5 stars
    This is an interesting take on an avocado dip. It looks and sounds delicious. The mint is a great garnish.

  10. Yummy what a delicious sounding dip! I love avocado anything so this is right up my alley!

  11. I would love to try this variation with Greek yoghurt, lime juice minus the mint. I don’t like guacamole but I do like avacado lime ranch dressing so I’m excited for this.

  12. I would’ve never thought to combine avocado & mint. I’m not a fan of avocado, but this sounds like a great recipe for summer.

  13. 5 stars
    That looks SO tasty! I love all of these ingredients so I can only imagine how heavenly they taste together 🙂

  14. 5 stars
    This sounds amazing! The lime and mint probably give it such a fresh taste. Thanks for sharing!

  15. 5 stars
    I’ve never tried a dip like this. I need to make it one day. I enjoy mint, so I’m sure this will be a hit!

  16. Avocado is not very common in my place. Other than shake I haven’t tried anything else. Would love to try this recipe sometimes 🙂

  17. I used to hate avacados and now they are one of my favorites! Funny how that works! This looks like a yummy twist on a dip. Going to pin for the holidays!

  18. 5 stars
    Well, I love all three of those things, so I think I would love this recipe! It sounds very refreshing and healthy as well.

  19. i am ALWAYS seeking healthier alternatives to dips. I love to dip all my food but stay away often because its not the healthiest. thank you.

  20. I love avocado or anything avocado based really! this dip looks so good and sounds so healthy!

  21. This looks amazing. I wish I could enjoy eating things like this with vegetables more but all I want to do is put that on a chicken sandwich!! Thanks for sharing

  22. This looks delicious! And beautiful photos, I love the color of the dip. Do you think it would work with vegan yogurt?

  23. 5 stars
    I know that yogurt goes great with mint but never thought about adding avocado to this combination. It sounds like you needed up with a very creamy and refreshing dip.

  24. 5 stars
    Omg, you simply combine all my favourite ingredients tgt to make the dipping. I love advcado and mint. I appreciate your recipe.

  25. Thats a healthy and easy to make recipe. I usually make a lot of dips for house parties. Next time around I am going to try out Avocado and mint dip.

  26. 5 stars
    That is creamy rich dip with avocado, yogurt and mint. Flavorful I can scoop some with my favorite veggies or chips.

  27. Oh this dip looks really yummy. I’ve never thought of adding avocodo and mint together but sounds fantastic. Def trying this.

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  36. We’re headed to an end-of-school dinner on Sunday and I am totally bringing that with us!! It’s the perfect summer dip for a hot Florida day!!

    1. Cristina, for a healthy snack, I like to serve the dip with carrot, cucumber, peppers, etc. I like as much colour as possible. And generally, I add some crackers too. 🙂

    1. I love guacamole and make it often. However, when I feel like a change I frequently turn to this dip, the flavours are fantastic. I do hope that you also enjoy it. 🙂

  37. 5 stars
    I would have never thought to put mint, avocado and yogurt together… but this is surprisingly amazing! I love how different it is and it is really great for entertaining.

  38. OMG, I love this recipe!!! I’m trying on my next get together, since I’m on a Keto diet, this is perfect, super low carb and sounds super tasty.

  39. 5 stars
    Wow! Looks so healthy. I will definitely going to try this recipe. I always looking for recipe like this easy and healthy

  40. This is an healthy recipe. I like this combination. All I need to do is buy avocado now and try this recipe.

  41. I always use greek yoghurt and mint to accompany homemade curry but I’ve never thought about using avocado as well.

    His would be beautiful with a chilli x

  42. 5 stars
    The yoghurt, avocado, and mint dip looks delicious. The “iced mint green” color is very refreshing. Great recipe as avocados are in season right now.

  43. Oh i love a good dip and this one looks so delicious yummm!!! I love mint and avocados. I will try it for sure. thanks a lot.

  44. Wow, another interesting recipe! Would love to try this soon as everyone in the house loves avocado! I liked the twist of combining it with yogurt and mint.

  45. I am soooooo going to make this – love all the ingredients and they sound amazing together! Love how versatile it is too! Thanks for the great recipe!

  46. 5 stars
    Recently I was fallen in love with avocado and been purchasing every week from the local supermarket whenever I do my groceries shopping. I usually would just cut them and eat them and glad to have found another interesting way to taste my avocado.

  47. woah i have to be honest i wasnt sure how amazing this sounded but it really has all my favorite things in one; yogurt, mint and avocado so im def going to give it a try!

  48. This dip looks absolutely amazing and the best part it’s healthy. My mom loves to entertain and I’ll be sure to send her this delicious recipe.

  49. Oh my god I already love this recipe and I’ll prepare this cream for dinner! I love, mostly in summer, all foods with mint in it and considering how much I like avocado I guess it will be a great dinner!

  50. 5 stars
    Interesting ingredients for a dip. I’d try making this on the weekend. Sounds like a delicious dip for our movie night snacks.

  51. That is an interesting flavor combination. I’ll try this recipe for a little change in my routine.

  52. 5 stars
    This is great for those who love avocado. I can’t eat this as I am allergic to this amazing veggie/fruit. But I know people out there will love this!

    1. I am sorry that you can’t enjoy this dip. However, we do have a number of dip recipes on the blog, I hope that one of these will be better suited to you. 🙂

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