Avocado-Orange Salsa

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Nutritional Information

Calories 42
Caloriesfromfat 57 %
Protein 0.8 g
Fat 2.4 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Carbohydrate 6.5 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Sodium 64 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 1/2 pounds oranges
2 avocados (about 1 lb. total)
1 cup diced (1/4 in.) English cucumber
1/2 cup minced red onion
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 to 2 teaspoons chipotle chile purée (see below)


1. Cut ends off oranges, then cut off peels and outer membranes and discard. Slice oranges 1/2 inch thick, then cut into cubes, discarding seeds. Place in a bowl.

2. Pit, peel, and dice avocados; add to oranges. Add cucumber, onion, lime juice, and chipotle purée and salt to taste; mix gently.

To make chipotle chile purée, whirl the contents of a 7-ounce can of chipotle chiles (including sauce) in a blender or food processor until smooth. Scrape into a plastic container and store airtight in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

Nutritional infomation per 1/4 cup.