Whether you’re going dairy-free, or just want to incorporate more healthy fats into your diet, this Avocado Sour Cream can really elevate your meals.
And don’t let its simplicity fool you! Best served with spicy dishes, our sour cream’s all-natural plant-based ingredient set comes together to offer the subtle tang, rich creaminess, and soothing silky texture you’d normally expect out of a dollop of an animal-based cream. Best of all, you can make a batch in 5 minutes!
WATCH HOW WE USE THIS AVOCADO SOUR CREAM IN A RECIPE:
Avocado Sour Cream
This smooth and delicate dairy-free sour cream substitute is an ideal addition to all kinds of dishes, from chili, to tacos, or even just smeared on toast. (Try it with our Chipotle Sweet Potato Chili!)Recipe reprinted with permission from Superfood Kitchen, by Julie Morris
Prep Time: 2 mins | Cook Time: 3 mins | Total Time: 5 mins Servings: 8 Author: Julie Morris
2⁄3 cup raw cashews 2⁄3 cup water 1 large avocado (preferably Hass variety), pitted and peeled 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice ½ teaspoon sea salt
1. Use a small blender to process the cashews and water together into a very smooth cream. Add the avocado, lime juice, and sea salt, then blend again very well to form a whip. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Will keep for several days in a sealed container, refrigerated.