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Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Lactose
This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

Sodium
This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.

 

ôLove is blind - but not the neighbors." -Mexican Proverb

The refrigerator light goes on...

Ah… avocados. I love them and they are best in guacamole with other bright flavors like the tomato and cilantro. You can make it as spicy as you like but I like mine mild so that I can taste all the ingredients.

The avocados should be just right – not too firm and not too soft. If you purchase them firm, place the avocado in a paper bag on the counter and close the top. After a day or so they'll be just right.

The easiest way to dice the avocados is to slice them in half and then cut a grid pattern with your paring knife the size that you want the dice. After you have your grid use a spoon and scoop the diced avocado out of its shell a layer at a time (each layer about as deep as your squares are wide

 

Guacamole

Servings: 8 | Serving size: about 3 tablespoons

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes (does not include chilling time)

This recipe can easily be multiplied and keeps well in the refrigerator for about 48 hours.

Healthy Guacamole recipe from Dr. Gourmet

Ingredients

Place the avocado, onion, tomato, cilantro, cumin, cayenne, salt and pepper in a bowl.

Using a fork, mash the guacamole until blended and the avocado is coarse chunks.

Chill for about an hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 3 tablespoons

Servings: 8

Amount Per Serving

Calories 130 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value
Total Fat 11g 14%
    Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
    Monounsaturated Fat 7g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 160mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
    Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
    Sugars 2g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
Vitamin K 20mcg Potassium 400mg