Simple Guacamole

Simple Guacamole Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower
There's no credible way to lighten guac since the main ingredient--avocado--is high in fat. But it's heart-healthy.


Serves 6 (serving size: 1/4 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 109
Fat 9.8 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Sodium 85 mg


2 large ripe avocados, peeled
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


Place avocados in a medium bowl, and mash roughly with a fork. Add fresh lime juice, kosher salt, and minced garlic clove; mash to desired consistency. Stir in chopped fresh cilantro.


Sidney Fry, MS, RD,

January 2013
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