Basic Guacamole

Basic Guacamole
Staff Writer

Blendtec

Instead of using a molcajete, toss your guacamole ingredients in the blender. Whip up this dip filled with monounsaturated fats and oleic and linoleic acids, which may help lower cholesterol levels. 

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6
Servings
8
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3  Tablespoons  lime juice
  • 1/2  small shallot
  • clove garlic
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  salt
  • ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 1/3  Cup  cilantro leaves

Directions

Add lime juice, shallot, garlic, and salt to blender in order listed and secure lid. Pulse 2–3 times. Add avocados and cilantro to blender, secure lid, and press pulse 8–10 times.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
1g
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
2g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
37µg
5%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
34µg
38%
Calcium, Ca
7mg
1%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
7µg
2%
Magnesium, Mg
3mg
1%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
5mg
1%
Sodium, Na
5mg
0%
Water
17g
1%

Guacamole Shopping Tip

Basic Latin ingredients include chiles, rice, adobo seasoning, and beans.

Guacamole Cooking Tip

Latin food often packs a lot of heat, so try to moderate the amount of chiles and spices you use for your dish.