While guacamole is tasty in its traditional form, step it up a notch by adding seasonal fruit. Incorporate strawberries in the spring, mango in the summer, figs in the fall and grapes during the winter.
2 Hass avocados, cubed½ cup seasonal fruit, diced (strawberry, mango, fig or grape)
¼ cup finely chopped Spanish onion
1 plum tomato, seeds removed, finely diced (optional)
1 small jalapeño pepper (with seeds), minced
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
Juice of 1 lime (about 2 tablespoons)
1 small clove garlic, minced
⅛ teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon sea salt, or to taste
Before you begin: Wash your hands.
- In medium bowl, add avocado, seasonal fruit, onion, tomato (if using), jalapeño pepper, cilantro, lime juice, garlic and cumin. Stir until just combined. Add salt to taste.
- Serve with blue corn tortilla chips.
Serving size: 3 tablespoons
Calories: 90; Total fat: 7g; Saturated fat: 1g; Trans fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 150mg; Total carbohydrate: 8g; Dietary fiber: 4g; Sugars: 3g; Protein: 1g; Vitamin A: 2%; Vitamin C: 10%; Calcium: 2%; Iron: 2%
*Nutrition information applies to guacamole with fig