Guacamole two ways

4 ripe avocados, halved and mashed (leave some chunks)
1/2 medium tomato, seeded and diced
1/4 medium red onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced, then mashed with kosher salt
1 handful cilantro, chopped
Juice of 1/2 lime
Salt and pepper to taste

Mix in a bowl and season to taste. If you like spice, try adding: Fresh jalapeno, seeded and diced and 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin per avocado used.

Makes 12 servings.


Nutritional values per serving

Calories: 111
Fat: 10 gm
Saturated Fat: 1 gm
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Carbohydrate: 7 gm
Fiber: 5 gm
Protein: 1 gm
Sodium: 5 mg


Reprinted with permission from: Preston Maring, MD
Reviewed by: Sue Heikkinen, MS, RD, CDE
Last updated: August 16, 2006