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Southwest Guacamole

Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:

n/a

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
240 Calories
17 g Fat
7 g Fiber
30 mg Sodium
10 g Carbs
Southwest Guacamole

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Celebrate the zesty flavors of the American Southwest in this tasty California Avocado guacamole. Nutritionally, this guacamole is low sodium providing an excellent source of dietary fiber, potassium, vitamins C, K, and B3 and folate along with a good source of vitamin E.

Ingredients

Serves: 8

4 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded and peeled
1 cup roasted corn*
1 lemon, sliced thinly (with peel on), then cut in small dice
2 large cloves garlic, chopped finely, or to taste
2 medium jalapeño peppers, chopped finely, or to taste
1 tsp. ground cumin, or to taste
Sea salt, to taste

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

Instructions

  1. Coarsely mash avocado. Fold in remaining ingredients. Serve with red and blue corn tortilla chips if desired.

*To roast corn, soak 2 ears of corn in water for 1 hour. Remove husks and silk. Roast on oven rack in 375°F oven, turning occasionally, until kernels appear slightly shriveled. Cool and cut kernels from cob

**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.

Guacamole is best made as close to serving as possible. For short-term storage, seal in an airtight container with a piece of plastic wrap against the surface of the guacamole.

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 240
Total Fat 17 g (Sat 2.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2.5 g, Mono 10 g)
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 30 mg
Potassium 860 mg
Total Carbohydrates 10 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugar 4 g
Protein 6 g

Vitamin A 186 IU; Vitamin C 18 mg; Calcium 25 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 82 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 30%; Calcium 2%; Iron 8%

*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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