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John Salley's Slam Dunk Guacamole

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Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
220 Calories
17 g Fat
8 g Fiber
1240 mg Sodium
17 g Carbs
John Salley's Slam Dunk Guacamole


Corn, jalapeños and red onion make this a favorite of basketball great John Salley.


Serves: 4

1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed in boiling water for 5 minutes, drained
2 jalapeño chiles, stemmed, halved lengthwise, seeded
1/4 medium red onion, cut into pieces
1 Tbsp. olive oil
2 ripe Fresh California Avocados, peeled and seeded
4 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

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


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. Toss corn, chiles and onion pieces with oil in a large bowl, and then spread into a single layer on prepared baking sheet.
  3. Roast for 15-20 minutes, until vegetables are lightly browned.
  4. When cool, peel chiles if desired, and chop chiles and onion finely.
  5. Set aside with roasted corn.
  6. In a large mixing bowl, coarsely mash avocados with lime juice.
  7. Stir in chopped roasted chilies, onion, corn, garlic and cilantro.
  8. Serve immediately.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve with multicolor tortilla chips for a festive look.

*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 220
Total Fat 17 g (Sat 2.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 4 g, Mono 9 g)
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 1240 mg
Potassium 475 mg
Total Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Total Sugar 3 g
Protein 3 g

Vitamin A 908 (IU); Vitamin C 16 mg; Calcium 20 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 (IU); Folate 81 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 2%; Iron 4%

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


(6 Ratings)