This avocado crema recipe is so fresh and light tasting, it is one of my favorite additions to almost any dish. I love it on anything from grilled fish to chicken, and especially Tacos! Crema is also wonderful to cut the heat of a spicy dish. Whenever I have a meal that I may have a spicier food, I make this for the poor souls who can’t take the heat (myself included!) Certainly serve it with my Southwest Seasoned Skirt Steak Tacos or Pork Tenderloin Tacos recipes!
Crema is Mexican dairy product similar to sour cream. However, sour cream is firmer than crema. Also, Crema is saltier and generally slightly more sour than sour cream. I find it in the dairy section of most grocery stores. If you don’t have any, you can make some quickly by following this recipe from Epicurious.
- 1 avocado pulp removed
- 1/2 cup crema
- 3/4 tsp kosher salt or to taste
- 1/2 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1 lime juiced
- 1/2 cup Cilantro chopped
- Remove pulp from avocado and mash with a fork. Add other ingredients and stir until incorporated.