Guacamole

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BENEFITS OF GUACAMOLE

  1. Avocados– This fruit is loaded with heart-healthy monounsaturated fat. Avocados are also high in potassium and a good source of vitamin C and E and antioxidants.
     
  2. Tomatoes- Loaded with lycopene (another antioxidant) this fruit also promotes heart health.
     
  3. Red Onion – High in vitamin C and the B vitamins. Also a good source of prebiotics which helps with digestive function.
     
  4. Cilantro– Has shown to help fight inflammation. It is also a good source of vitamin A, which is needed for eye health.
     
  5. Lime – May aid in digestion due to the stimulation of digestive secretions.

Ingredients

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  1. 3 avocados – peeled, pitted, and mashed
  2. 1 lime, juiced
  3. 1 teaspoon salt
  4. ½ cup diced onion
  5. 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  6. 2 Roma (plum) tomatoes, diced
  7. 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  8. 1 pinch ground cayenne pepper (Optional)

Directions

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Step 1

In a medium bowl, mash together the avocados, lime juice, and salt. Mix in onion, cilantro, tomatoes, and garlic. Stir in cayenne pepper. Refrigerate 1 hour for best flavor, or serve immediately.

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Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:262 calories; protein 3.7g; carbohydrates 18g; fat 22.2g; sodium 595.7mg. Full Nutrition

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