Avocado Mousse with Lime


Avocado Mousse with Lime

This creamy textured mousse can be served as a starter or a light lunch.

Avocado Mousse with Lime
Avocado Mousse with Lime

Looking for a unique and healthy way to end your meal? Consider making this creamy avocado mousse recipe. This easy avocado mousse includes the fresh taste of lime and cream cheese that makes sure the consistency is extra tasty. This dessert recipe would be ideal to serve with a summer or spring meal. If you're looking to pretty up its presentation, consider adding some lime wedges or chocolate sprinkles. While this recipe does not traditionally include chocolate, you could easily add some cocoa. We recommend dark chocolate! Adding recipes with avocado to your usual list of treats is the perfect way to add a super food with a hint of sweetness.


Preparation Time15 min

Chilling Time15 min


Total TimeUnder 30 minutes

Recipe CourseCold Appetizer, Main Course

Dietary ConsiderationPeanut Free, Tree Nut Free

EquipmentFood Processor

MealDinner, Lunch

Taste and TextureButtery, Creamy, Rich


  • 2 large ripe avocados
  • Grated zest of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Avocado Mousse Recipe


  1. Scoop the flesh of both avocados into the food processor. Add lime zest and juice. Process until smooth.

  2. Stir in softened cream cheese, salt, and pepper. Process again for a few minutes until light and airy.

  3. Transfer to bowl (or 4 small ramekins) and refrigerate for about 15 minutes.

  4. Serve with tortilla chips, crusty bread, fruit salsa, or fresh veggies!

How to Make Avocado Mousse Creamier?

If you are looking to improve the consistency and texture of your mousse recipe, consider adding a creamy ingredient to help improve the texture. Adding a scoop of low fat cream cheese or some greek yogurt will easily improve the consistency. 

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