Avocado Salsa

January/February 1999

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Make this salsa right before serving so the avocados don't have time to turn brown. Serve on Bean & Barley Chili or with your favorite tortilla chips.

Avocado Salsa

Makes: About 1 cup

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  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 medium Hass avocado
  • Salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste

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  1. Combine onion, cilantro and lime juice in a bowl. Halve, pit, peel and dice avocado; add to onion mixture. Season with salt and pepper and toss gently. Serve immediately.


Per tablespoon: 22 calories; 2 g fat (0 g sat, 1 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 1 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 1 g fiber; 19 mg sodium; 67 mg potassium.

Exchanges: 1/2 fat

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