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Thanksgiving Guacamole

Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:


Nutritional Highlights (Per serving) See Full
160 Calories
13 g Fat
5 g Fiber
80 mg Sodium
12 g Carbs
Thanksgiving Guacamole


Sweet-tart dried cranberries and crunchy French fried onions accent this tasty guacamole recipe that is perfect for Thanksgiving. This low-sodium recipe is a good source of Vitamin C.


Serves: 8

1/3 cup dried cranberries, roughly chopped
4 ripe, Fresh California Avocados*, peeled and seeded
1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon lime juice
1 Serrano chiles, stemmed, seeded and minced
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1 dash nutmeg
1/3 cup French fried onions

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


  1. Soak chopped cranberries in warm water for 5 minutes; drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl coarsely mash avocados and gently stir in lemon juice, Serrano, sea salt and about half of the onions.
  3. Scoop guacamole into serving dish if desired. Top with remaining onions and the cranberries.

Serving Suggestion: Also delicious with fresh vegetable sticks and chips.

* 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 160
Total Fat 13 g (Sat 2 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1.5 g, Mono 7 g)
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 80 mg
Potassium 380 mg
Total Carbohydrates 12 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugar 4 g
Protein 1 g

Vitamin A 116 (IU); Vitamin C 8 mg; Calcium 11 mg; Iron 0.5 mg; Vitamin D 0 (IU); Folate 68 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.09 g

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

*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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