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Cinco de Mayo Guacamole

Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:

n/a

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
200 Calories
18 g Fat
8 g Fiber
160 mg Sodium
11 g Carbs
Cinco de Mayo Guacamole

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This classic guacamole recipe is perfect for Cinco de Mayo parties, Taco Tuesdays and anytime you want. A party favorite loaded with nutrition including an excellent source of fiber (29% DV), folate (25% DV), vitamin B5 (40% DV) and 20% DV of vitamins K, B3 and B6, along with a good source (15% DV) of potassium and vitamins C, E and B2.

Ingredients

Serves: 8

4 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled and seeded
2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
2/3 cup diced tomato, seeded and well drained
1/2 cup chopped green onion
2 serrano chiles, stemmed and minced*
1/2 cup chopped cilantro, optional
1/2 tsp. sea salt, or 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. Cut avocados into ½-inch cubes.
  2. Stir in lime juice.
  3. Fold in remaining ingredients and serve immediately.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with warm tortilla chips or on top of your favorite Cinco de Mayo party foods.

Beverage Pairing: Having a Cinco de Mayo party? Serve with chilled margaritas on the rocks.

*Add more serrano chiles if you like it spicier; remove seeds if you like it milder.

**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 200
Total Fat 18 g (Sat 2.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2 g, Mono 11 g)
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Potassium 637 mg
Total Carbohydrates 11 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugar 1 g
Protein 2 g

Vitamin A 17 mcg; Vitamin C 15 mg; Calcium 22 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 104 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.14 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 2%; Iron 6 %; Vitamin D 0%

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

About the author

Created in 1978, the California Avocado Commission strives to enhance the premium positioning of California avocados through advertising, promotion and public relations, and engages in related industry activities. California avocados are commercially cultivated with uncompromising dedication to quality and freshness, by more than 3,000 growers in the Golden State. The California Avocado Commission serves as the official information source for California avocados and the California avocado industry.

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