Dr. BBQ’s Roasted Garlic Guacamole Recipe

Avocado
Flickr/J_silla

Ingredients

  •  
  • 3 ripe avocados
  • 1 head roasted garlic
  • 2 jalapeños, roasted and peeled
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped (optional)
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

One of Dr. BBQ's favorites! Roasting the garlic brings out its sweetness, adding a deeper flavor to complement the jalapeños and creamy avocado. - Allison Beck

Directions

Halve the avocados, removing two of the pits and setting aside the third. With a large spoon, scoop out the flesh into a medium glass bowl.

Over a cutting board, squeeze the head of roasted garlic to remove the cloves. Roughly chop them, and set aside. Halve the roasted and peeled jalapeños, removing the top and some or all of the seeds, depending how hot you like your guacamole (the seeds have a lot of the heat). Roughly chop the flesh and set aside.

Mash together the avocado mixture with a fork. To this, add the onion, cilantro, tomatoes (if you are using them), half of the garlic, and half of the jalapeños and combine. Season to taste with salt, pepper,  and half of the lemon juice. Mix well. Place the reserved pit on top, cover with plastic wrap and let rest for 5 minutes. (Adding the pit will help keep the guacamole from discoloring).

When ready to serve, remove the plastic, mix well and taste (it’s best to taste with the chips you’ll be serving). If desired, add all or some more of the garlic, jalapeño, and lemon juice. Season with more salt and pepper if needed. Mix well and serve. This is best made at the last minute.

Notes

 

Back To Avocado 101!

 

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

183 calories

Dietary restrictions:

High Fiber, Low Sodium Sugar Conscious, Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, Specific Carbs, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Oil Added, No Sugar Added

Daily value:

9%

Servings:

6
  • Fat 15g 23%
  • Carbs 14g 5%
  • Saturated 2g 11%
  • Fiber 8g 31%
  • Sugars 1g
  • Monounsaturated 10g
  • Polyunsaturated 2g
  • Protein 3g 6%
  • Sodium 10mg 0%
  • Calcium 37mg 4%
  • Magnesium 35mg 9%
  • Potassium 575mg 16%
  • Iron 1mg 5%
  • Zinc 1mg 5%
  • Phosphorus 72mg 10%
  • Vitamin A 16µg 2%
  • Vitamin C 24mg 40%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 6%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 9%
  • Niacin (B3) 2mg 9%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 19%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 86µg 22%
  • Vitamin E 2mg 11%
  • Vitamin K 30µg 38%
MORE FROM EDAMAM Have a question about nutritional data? Let us know.
Rate this Recipe

Bring your favorite dish to our table

Join the Daily Meal's Community and Share your Thoughts

The Daily Meal Editors and Community Say...