Guacamole

Guacamole Recipe
Photo: Oxmoor House
Guacamole was concocted by the Aztecs over 400 years ago. Since then it has become an American party-food favorite and restaurant menu staple. Tortilla chips are the natural accompaniment, but you can also serve it with veggies like jicama, bell peppers, and radishes.

Yield:

Serves 6 (serving size: 1/4 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Total: 9 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 112
Fat 9.9 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 6.6 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 1.5 g
Carbohydrate 9.6 g
Fiber 4.7 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 104 mg
Calcium 11 mg

Ingredients

1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
2 ripe avocados, peeled and chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
1/2 cup chopped plum tomato (1 large)
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

Preparation

1. Place onion, salt, and avocado in a medium bowl; mash with back of a wooden spoon. Stir in tomato. Add lime juice, stirring until avocado just begins to lose its shape but is still very chunky.

Note:

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October 2013
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