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Quick Guacamole

June/July 2005

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Use a cup of the Fresh Tomato Salsa to make this easy guacamole. Mash a few avocados, stir in lemon juice and you're done! Guacamole will turn brown if allowed to sit and is best made shortly before serving.



READER'S COMMENT:
"If you put the avocado pit in with the dip to store it, it will not turn brown. "
Quick Guacamole Recipe

Makes: 8 servings, about 1/3 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 3 avocados, diced (about 3 cups)
  • 1 cup Fresh Tomato Salsa, (recipe follows) or prepared salsa
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

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Preparation

  1. Using a potato masher, mash diced avocados in a medium bowl, leaving them a little chunky. Add salsa, lemon juice and salt; stir to combine.

Nutrition

Per serving: 96 calories; 8 g fat (1 g sat, 6 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 6 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 4 g fiber; 108 mg sodium; 321 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (20% daily value), Fiber (16% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1/2 vegetable, 1 1/2 fat


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Recipe Categories

Ethnic/Regional
Mexican
Southwest
Servings
8 or more
Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Holiday
Cinco de Mayo
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Type of Dish
Appetizer
Total Time
15 minutes or less
Publication
June/July 2005
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