Good-for-You Guacamole

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Peas give nutrient-rich avocado a boost of fiber. For babies who like less-seasoned food, make a simple pea guacamole using only peas, avocado, and a splash of lime juice.

Yield:

7 servings (serving size: 1/4 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 51
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 3 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 1.9 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 1.7 g
Carbohydrate 5.8 g
Fiber 2.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 90 mg
Calcium 13 mg

Ingredients

1 cup frozen petite green peas
1 large ripe peeled avocado, cut in half and pitted
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup bottled salsa
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
4 sprigs cilantro
2 garlic cloves

Preparation

1. Place peas in a vegetable steamer. Steam, covered, 4 minutes or until peas are tender. Combine peas, avocado, and remaining ingredients in a food processor; pulse just until combined. Cover surface of guacamole with plastic wrap. Chill until ready to serve.

for your toddler: Serve the dip with baked whole-grain tortilla or pita, or slightly steamed carrot sticks and other veggies. Serve it as a spread on a tortilla; roll up the tortilla.

Note:

Steven Petusevesky,

Cooking Light First Foods

August 2010
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