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Creamy Vegan Avocado Sauce

This incredibly easy to make vegan avocado sauce is super creamy and loaded with flavor from cilantro, lime, garlic and optional jalapeno peppers. Use it in endless ways to boost the flavor of any meal!
Course Sauce
Cuisine Vegan
Keyword Vegan avocado sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 176kcal


  • 3 large avocados , ripe (or 5 small; 370 g)
  • 2 tablespoon lime juice (30 mL)
  • ¼ - ½ cup cilantro (15 g = ½ C lightly packed)
  • 1 clove garlic *
  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • black pepper (to taste)
  • 1-2 tablespoon jalapeno pepper , optional ** (10-20 g)
  • 1 tablespoon water (may need 1-2 tablespoon more to help blend)


Step 1: Blend Sauce

  • Cut your avocados in half and discard the pits. Scoop the avocado from its skin and place into a blender or food processor.
    3 large avocados
  • Add the remaining ingredients: lime juice, cilantro, garlic, salt, onion powder, black pepper, jalapeno pepper and water.
    2 tablespoon lime juice, ¼ - ½ cup cilantro, 1 clove garlic, ¼ - ½ teaspoon salt, ¼ teaspoon onion powder, black pepper, 1-2 tablespoon jalapeno pepper, 1 tablespoon water
  • Blend, adding water if needed, until the sauce is smooth. Scrape the edges of your blender or food processor to make sure everything’s incorporated.

Step 2: Taste, Adjust and Serve

  • Taste your avocado sauce and adjust the flavors to your liking. You may want extra lime juice, cilantro, garlic, salt, pepper, jalapenos; anything! This is a very customizable recipe depending on what you want to use it for.
  • Serve immediately.



*can substitute with ½ teaspoon garlic powder
**can substitute with green bell pepper for mild option
Accuracy of nutrition information cannot be guaranteed (certain ingredients may not have all nutrients listed in the database); amounts may vary (and will vary depending on brands of ingredients used); all nutrition fact values rounded to the nearest whole number.


Serving: 1Serving (¼ of recipe) | Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 205mg | Potassium: 561mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 462IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg