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California Avocado Pate

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Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
140 Calories
12 g Fat
3 g Fiber
240 mg Sodium
6 g Carbs
California Avocado Pate

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A tasty egg and avocado spread that is great on crackers and crusty breads.

Ingredients

Serves: 8

2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, cut in half and seeded
1 Tbsp. chopped green onion
4 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 1/4 cups sour cream or mayonnaise
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tsp. chopped olives
1 1/8 tsp. sweet parsley
As needed Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 Tbsp. chopped fresh mint, or to taste
As needed Paprika

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. Carefully scoop avocado into a medium bowl. Save the avocado skins for serving, if desired.
  2. Mash avocado with all remaining ingredients except paprika. Replace mixture into shells, smoothing down so as to keep avocado shape. Sprinkle with paprika.
  3. Serve with crisp crackers or spread on small slices of toasted bread.

Serving Suggestions:
Garnish with lemon twist and a sprig of parsley and serve with toasted crusty bread or crackers. Or spread on crackers and top each piece with a small cooked shrimp and a strip of (oil-packed) sun-dried tomato, as shown above.

Beverage Pairings:
Delicious with fresh tomato juice or for cocktail hour.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 140
Total Fat 12 g (Sat 2.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1 g, Mono 5 g)
Cholesterol 110 mg
Sodium 240 mg
Potassium 263 mg
Total Carbohydrates 6 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugar 1 g
Protein 5 g

Vitamin A 280 IU; Vitamin C 6 mg; Calcium 42 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 51 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 10%; Calcium 4%; Iron 10%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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