Guacamole
Makes 8 Servings

Guacamole

This creamy dip tastes great with cut-up veggies or whole grain pita.

Prep time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • ¼ red onion
  • 1 medium clove garlic
  • 2 plum tomatoes
  • 1 medium lime
  • 2 medium, ripe avocados
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped (optional)
Serving Size:  1/4 cup
 
NutrientsAmount
Calories90
Total Fat7 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium75 mg
Total Carbohydrate6 g
Dietary Fiber4 g
Total Sugars1 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein1 g

Directions

  1. Peel onion and garlic clove. Rinse tomatoes.
  2. If using, rinse cilantro. Pluck leaves from stems. Tear into small pieces.
  3. Mince onion and garlic. Dice tomatoes into ¼-inch pieces.
  4. Rinse lime and cut in half. In a medium bowl, squeeze juice from each half. Discard seeds.
  5. Cut avocados in half. Remove pits. Using a large spoon, scoop out flesh and add to bowl with juice.
  6. Add salt to avocado. If using cumin, add now. Mash well with a fork.
  7. Add onion, garlic, tomatoes and optional ingredients of your choice. Stir gently to combine.

Source: Modified from a recipe at CookingMatters.org

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