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This cool condiment has a refreshing crispness with a fiery finish.

If you’re looking for a low fat and tasty topping for black beans, enchimales, or even pork tacos, you can end your search now.  This is a head turner with the freshness of a ripe avocado, cilantro and serrano chile and the smoothness of yogurt and sour cream.  The sweetness of the lime and agave gives this crema a great balance.

Why yes, you may have a closeup of my fancy new salt & pepper holder. A fancy Christmas gift from my fancy wife.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 fresh avocado
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 1 large serrano or jalapeno chile pepper (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1/2 medium size onion (chopped)
  • 1 Tablespoon plain yogurt
  • 1 Tablespoon sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons agave syrup (or honey)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

Roughly chop all ingredients and add to food processor. blend till smooth.  Keep refrigerated in an air tight container for up to 1 week.  Serve with anything from eggs, tacos, wings, salads, etc.

Question: Who doesn’t want free pepper seeds????

Need more chile info? Check out this article about growing spicier peppers.

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