Creamy Avocado Dip

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Kate Mate
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Avocado and cream cheese. Two ingredients that go well together. It makes for the perfect dip.

Dip with crackers
Avocado and cream cheese dip

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 0 minutes
Makes: 1 small bowl of dip

1 whole avocado
1 tablespoon of light cream cheese (two tbs if you like it creamier)
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
Parsley to garnish

To serve
1 225 g box of multigrain crackers
1/4 red onion
4-6 cherry tomatoes
1/2 to 1 teaspoon of salt for the tomatoes

In a bowl add the avocado and mash with a potato masher.

Avocado mashed
Mashed avocado, try and get it as smooth as possible

In a small bowl add cream cheese and cut into chunks.

Cream cheese chunks
Cut up the cream cheese into chunks and allow to soften

Allow cream cheese to soften before adding to the avocado.
To the bowl then add in lemon juice, salt and pepper.
Mix with a beater mixer on high until well combined.
Spoon mixture into a serving bowl and serve with some crackers.

Dip with the extra cream cheese
Avocado and cream cheese dip with the extra cream cheese

To serve as an apetizer make these right before serving or the avocado makes the crackers soft.
Start by spreading about half a teaspoon of dip on to some multigrain crackers.
Thinly slice some red onion and place on top.
Wash some cherry tomatoes about 4-6 cut in half and salt each one.
Place half a tomato on each one.
Serve and enjoy.

These are my apetizers or I have them just for an afternoon snack

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