Serve with meat or on top of a salad for a delicious side dish!
3 avocados – peeled, pitted, and mashed
1 lime, fresh, juiced
1 tsp. salt
1/2 cup white onion, diced
3 Tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
2 Roma tomatoes, diced
1 tsp garlic, minced
1/8 tsp. ground cayenne pepper
In a medium bowl, mash the avocados with a fork. Add the lime juice, and salt, mash. Mix in onion, cilantro, tomatoes, and garlic. Stir in cayenne pepper. Refrigerate 1 hour for best flavor, or serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts: Calories: 262; Fat: 22.2g; Carbohydrates: 18g; Protein: 3.7g; Dietary Fiber: 11.4g.
Did you know!
Avocados are high in nutritional value and health-promoting fats. An average sized avocado provides about 75% of its calories from fat, most of which is monounsaturated fat. Avocados have 60% more potassium than bananas! They are rich in B vitamins, as well as vitamin E and vitamin K. They have a high fiber content among fruits – including 75% insoluble and 25% soluble fiber. A diet high in avocado intake has been shown to have a beneficial effect on blood serum cholesterol levels after 7 days! A Japanese study showed avocados have a natural antibacterial component too!! Whoot! Whoot! for the avocado!!