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Argentine Guacamole

Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:

n/a

Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
150 Calories
14 g Fat
5 g Fiber
150 mg Sodium
7 g Carbs
Argentine Guacamole

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California Avocados and a traditional Argentine chimichurri sauce make this simple guacamole unique and delicious, especially when served with beef.

Ingredients

Serves: 8

1/3 cup pulled flat leaf parsley leaves, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 tsp. Red pepper flakes
2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsp. yellow onions, minced
1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp. sea salt, or to taste
4 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled, seeded and coarsely mashed

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

Instructions

  1. Blend together the parsley, garlic and red pepper flakes.
  2. Combine half of the parsley mixture with the oil to make chimichurri; set aside.
  3. Combine the remaining parsley mixture with the onions and vinegar, then gently fold into the mashed avocados.
  4. Season with salt to taste.
  5. Drizzle the chimichurri sauce over the guacamole.


Variation: Use caramelized onions in place of the raw onions.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with skewers of seasoned grilled beef. 

Beverage Pairing: Argentine wine

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 150
Total Fat 14 g (Sat 2 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1.5 g, Mono 9 g)
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 150 mg
Potassium 388 mg
Total Carbohydrates 7 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugar 0 g
Protein 2 g

Vitamin A 33 mcg; Vitamin C 13 mg; Calcium 19 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 69 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g 

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; 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.

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