Rancho La Puerta's Aztec Guacamole Baja, Mexico

Rancho La Puerta's Aztec Guacamole Baja, Mexico
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Aztec Guacamole
Rancho La Puerta

Aztec Guacamole

This Baja health resort uses green vegetables to boost nutritional benefits and reduce fat content. Plus you can substitute a few different types of "greens" in place of avocado.

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5
Servings
424
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup frozen peas **
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 2 pounds lemon juice
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1/2 diced red onion
  • 1 jalapeño
  • 3 pounds chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions

In blender, process peas until smooth. Pit and mash avocado in a bowl. Add peas and all other ingredients to the avocado.

** Instead of peas, you can also use 1 cup of well cooked broccoli, edamame or cooked asparagus.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Sugar
3g
3%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
126mg
42%
Carbohydrate, by difference
21g
16%
Protein
58g
100%
Vitamin A, RAE
14µg
2%
Vitamin B-12
5µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
36mg
48%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
48mg
5%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
60µg
15%
Iron, Fe
9mg
50%
Magnesium, Mg
77mg
24%
Niacin
14mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
534mg
76%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
54µg
98%
Sodium, Na
3503mg
100%
Water
390g
14%
Zinc, Zn
11mg
100%

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.