Creamy Jalapeño and Avocado Salsa


Dive into the lush flavors of Zesty Green Bliss: Creamy Jalapeño and Avocado Salsa. This salsa is a harmonious blend of creamy avocados, spicy jalapeños, and a variety of fresh herbs and spices. Its velvety texture and vibrant flavors make it an exceptional addition to tacos, chips, or as a unique sauce for grilled meats. Whether you're spicing up a party platter or adding a kick to your dinner, this salsa is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Creamy Jalapeño and Avocado Salsa

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: Approximately 2 cups
  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 45 kcal
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrates: 3g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 5mg
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 1g


  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. In a food processor or blender, combine avocados, jalapeños, onion, garlic, and lime juice. Blend until smooth.
  2. Add cilantro and pulse a few times to mix. Do not overblend to keep some texture.
  3. Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  4. Chill the salsa in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow flavors to meld.
  5. Serve in a bowl, garnished with additional cilantro or lime wedges.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Adjust the amount of jalapeño to control the spice level.
  • Use ripe avocados for a creamier texture.
  • Serve immediately or store with plastic wrap directly on the surface to prevent browning.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make this salsa ahead of time?

Best when fresh, but you can make it a few hours in advance.

How can I prevent the salsa from browning?

Keep it covered and refrigerated; lime juice also helps prevent browning.

Can I add other ingredients?

Absolutely, try adding tomatoes or roasted bell peppers for variation.