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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower Photo by: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Simple Guacamole

There's no credible way to lighten guac since the main ingredient--avocado--is high in fat. But it's heart-healthy.

Cooking Light JANUARY 2013

  • Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: 1/4 cup)

Ingredients

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 109
  • Fat: 9.8g
  • Saturated fat: 1.4g
  • Sodium: 85mg
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