Creamy Pepita Dip
Recipe type: Appetizer
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Serves: 8-10
A creamy dip of blended pepitas, cilantro, green chiles, and lime. A delicious appetizer or spread.
  • ½ c pepitas
  • 1 c fresh cilantro, leaves and stems
  • 4 oz. can fire roasted green chiles
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 T lime zest
  • 3 T lime juice
  • 2 T extra virgin oil oil or avocado oil
  • ½ t salt
  1. Add the pepitas to a medium skillet and heat to medium heat, toasting lightly for 5-6 minutes. The pepitas should be only slightly toasted. Allow to cool slightly.
  2. Add the pepitas and remaining ingredients to a food processor, blend until smooth and creamy.
  3. Serve with chips, plantains, vegetables, or spread on a sandwich, pizza, salmon, etc.
Recipe by The Mexitalian at