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Sweet Potato Guacamole

Total time:

45 min

Prep time:

n/a

Cook time:

45 min

Sweet Potato Guacamole

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Orange is the New Guacamole and what a powerhouse this one is providing and excellent source of Vitamin A (50% DV) and a good source of Vitamin K and Dietary Fiber (10% DV).

Ingredients

Serves: 8

1 medium sweet potato
1/2 tsp. ground chipotle chile pepper
2 Tbsp. fresh squeezed lime juice
1 Tbsp. Salsa Verde
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded and peeled
1/2 tsp. salt
As needed Cilantro leaves for garnish

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

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  2. Bake sweet potato at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until tender. Let cool slightly and peel. 
  3. Place baked sweet potato in small food processor or blender; add remaining ingredients. Pulse until well combined. Serve warm or at room temperature with fresh veggies, crackers or tortilla 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.
* 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 60; Total Fat 4.5 g (Sat 0.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 0.5 g, Mono 2.5 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 170 mg; Potassium 210 mg; Total Carbohydrates 6 g; Dietary Fiber 2 g; Total Sugars <1 g; Protein <1 g; Vitamin A 2424 IU; Vitamin C 4 mg; Calcium 10 mg; Iron 0.3 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 28 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.04 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 50; Vitamin C 8%; Calcium 0%; Iron 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

Recipe and Image by Regan Jones, RD - Owner & Founding Editor of HealthyAperture.com

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