Ricotta, avocado and basil dip

This is the Ricotta, avocado and basil dip recipe.

  • Prep: 20 min
Yields 8 servings
ricotta avocado and basil dip

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado pitted and peeled
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh basil coarsely chopped
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) lemon zest
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) lemon juice
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Canadian Ricotta
  • 2 oz (60 g) Canadian Cheddar grated
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Preparation

With a food processor, purée the avocado along with the basil and the lemon zest and juice.

Add Ricotta and season generously.

Transfer to a bowl and add grated Cheddar.

Serve with nachos, crudités or as a burrito filling.

Tips

Cheese alternative: Canadian cream cheese.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 126 Calories
Protein: 6 g
Carbohydrate: 4 g
Fat: 10 g
Fibre: 1.7 g
Sodium: 74 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 11 % / 123 mg
Folate: 12 %
Selenium: 11 %
Phosphorus: 9 %
Vitamin C: 9 %