Just a few simple ingredients come together to create this luxurious, full-of-flavor situation. Use it to dress up burrito bowls, tacos, and as the ultimate quesadilla dipping sauce.
2large limes, zested and juicedyou want about 1/4 cup of juice. Because lime juiciness can really vary, if you're not sure about how juicy your limes are, you may want to grab a couple extra just in case.
1medium ripe avocadopitted and flesh scooped
1jalapeno pepper, seeds removedfor more heat, keep a few (or all!) of the seeds
1medium clove garlic
1tspkosher saltplus more to taste
1cupwater+ more until you reach your desired thickness
Add all ingredients to a food processor or high-powered blender. Note for those using a lighter blender: I recommend soaking the cashews in boiling water for 20 minutes first and mincing the garlic before adding it.
Blend until entirely pureed, about one minute.
Add more water, a couple tablespoons at a time, until the sauce is as thin as you want. Some people like more of a sour cream consistency with their crema, I like mine a smidge thinner so that I can drizzle it easily.