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3 dips that lift any dish

Main meals go to the background with these dips to accompany your table: Creole sauce, hummus and guacamole. One richer than the other!


Nothing nicer to see   a table full of compoteras or sauctos   with different preparations to add to the food or to accompany the minced. The options are so many and, most of them, very simple! Just have a little imagination and desire to add flavors and colors to your food. The main meal may be in the background when your talent to prepare   dips   excels. If you never did it and you want to start incorporating them on your table,   we leave you three options rich and very easy to make   . Ready? Come on!

An Argentine classic: the criolla salsa

Infaltable in roasts and choripaneadas,   creole sauce   is a must at our tables. To accompany meats or as a dip in the minced, it is very easy to make and does not require more harm than to mix the ingredients to the right extent.


  • 1 white onion
  • ½ red bell
  • ½ green bell
  • 2 tomatoes perita
  • 1 cup sunflower oil (it can be olive, which is healthier, but the taste is stronger)
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • Seasonings: salt, pepper, ground chili pepper


  1. Chop the onion and the peppers. Here is the secret: take your time so that everything is uniform and in small pieces.
  2. Remove the seeds from the tomatoes and cut well small.
  3. In a bowl, mix the seasonings well with the vinegar.
  4. Add chopped vegetables and stir. Add the oil and let stand for 3 hours in a refrigerator before consuming it (as long as possible).

A gift from the Middle East: hummus

Yeah, this is not Argentina. But we Argentines are also characterized by incorporating elements from different cultures. Or were pasta invented in these lands? The   hummus   is a simple, healthy preparation that gives the possibility of varying ingredients and flavors. We leave you the classic recipe to add to your list of dips.


  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas
  • ½ clove of garlic
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ lemon juice
  • Water, required amount
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Process all ingredients, except water.
  2. Incorporate the water to the desired consistency.
  3. Serve cold with olive and paprika on top.

  Variants?   You can make hummus from other legumes, such as lentils or peas. You can also make hummus from some vegetable, such as carrots, squash or beets. Just add a little of the cooked vegetables to the mixture and you're done! Create your own hummus.

For avocado lovers: guacamole

A Mexican recipe that is already almost Argentinean. The   guacamole   He falls in love with everyone who tries it, even the one who thinks he won't like it. True, its main ingredient, avocado, is not the most economical, but if you can do it it is worth every penny.


  • 2 avocados
  • ½ onion
  • ½ tomato
  • ½ lemon juice
  • Olive oil
  • Alcohol vinegar
  • Salt and pepper
  •   Optional   : hot sauce (if you dare)


  1. Open the avocados and remove the pulp. Depending on the consistency we look for, it can be processed (it will be more liquid) or simply crush in a mortar or with a fork.
  2. Chop the onion and tomato very small. Add to avocado and mix.
  3. Add lemon juice, a drizzle of olive oil and barely vinegar, and salt.
  4. Now, the fire test: try it and see if you need to add more lemon, olive or seasonings. If you like spicy (the original recipe takes it), add a sauce of your choice.

These were just three dips ideas to accompany everything you can think of. There's a lot more! Inspire and add ingredients to your meals.

Publication Date: 06/07/2020

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