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Chunky Fresh Guacamole
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chunky, fresh guacamole with chips

This Chunky Fresh Guacamole is a tried-and-true, traditional guac recipe in which avocados take center stage. Filled with heart healthy fats and nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients, avocados are an awesome addition to any healthy lifestyle.

In this recipe, these deliciously creamy fruits (yes, avocados are a fruit!) combine flawlessly with chopped tomatoes, onion and cilantro, as well as fresh garlic, serrano peppers (for a little heat) and freshly squeezed lime juice. If you’ve never attempted to make homemade guacamole before, be sure to give this one a try!

Chunky Fresh Guacamole

Ingredients:

  • 4 ripe, fresh avocados, seeded and peeled
  • 1 fresh lime, juiced
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • ¼ cup finely chopped white or red onion
  • 2 fresh garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 serrano (or jalapeno) pepper, seeded and finely chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • ¼ tsp. ground cumin

Directions:

  1. Place avocados in a bowl and mash with a fork, leaving some chunks.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve.

Pro Tip: Guacamole is best made as close to serving as possible. For short-term storage, place a piece of plastic wrap against the surface of the guacamole and seal in an airtight container.

Yield: 8 servings 

*Per Serving: Calories 170, Total Fat 15g (Saturated 2g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 10mg, Total Carbohydrate 10g (Dietary Fiber 7g, Sugars 1g), Protein 2g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 25%, Calcium 2%, Iron 4% 

*Nutritional values are an approximation. Calculations were made with no added salt or sugar. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.

chunky, fresh guacamole with chips

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Disclaimer: The information provided here is intended for general information only. It is not intended as medical advice. Health information changes frequently as research constantly evolves. You should not rely on any information gathered here as a substitute for consultation with medical professionals. Information may not be reproduced without permission from Festival Foods. We strongly encourage guests to review the ingredient lists of suggested products before purchasing to ensure they meet individual dietary needs. All products not available at all Festival locations

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