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Photo: Charles Maraia
Makes about 2 1/2 cups


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1/2 fresh jalapeño, sliced
2 ripe avocados, halved and pitted
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons fresh cilantro leaves
1 small tomato, cut into small dice


Place the jalapeño in the mortar and mash to release the juices. Scoop the avocado flesh into the mortar. Add the lime juice and cilantro and crush until chunky. Add the tomato, mix well, and season to taste with salt and freshly ground pepper.

Created date

May 2004

Nutritional Information

Calcium 6 mg
Calories 67
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Carbohydrate 4 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fat 6 g
Fiber 3 g
Iron 0 mg
Protein 1 mg
Satfat 1 g
Sodium 4 mg