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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 81.5
  • Total Fat: 6.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 4.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 1.1 g

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Vegetable-Packed Guacamole

Submitted by: STEPFANIER
Vegetable-Packed Guacamole

Introduction

My favorite Mexican restaurant serves a guacamole that's heavy on vegetables--and flavor. To slim it down even more, serve with carrots, celery and cucumber slices. My favorite Mexican restaurant serves a guacamole that's heavy on vegetables--and flavor. To slim it down even more, serve with carrots, celery and cucumber slices.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    2 avocados
    1 lemon, juiced
    2 T chopped cilantro (leave out if you don't like cilantro)
    1 small tomato (plum or roma)
    1 jalapeno, seeds and white ribs removed (that's where most of the heat is)
    1/2 cup chopped green pepper
    1 small white onion, chopped
    salt and pepper to taste

Directions

Mash avocado and lemon juice with a fork until fluffy and creamy. Chop cilantro, tomato, peppers and onion. Mix well and season with salt and pepper. Allow to rest an hour or so before serving so flavors mix.
Serves 8






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  • 31 of 56 people found this review helpful
    I am lazy. I mash up my avocado and just pour an appropriate amount of salsa into the bowl and mix up. (I like Pace Picante Sauce. ) Done. Tastes great! - 9/2/08

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  • 31 of 34 people found this review helpful
    If you leave the pit of the avocado in the guacamole while it is resting and waiting for you to eat it ... it will not turn brown as fast. - 9/1/08

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  • Incredible!
    18 of 26 people found this review helpful
    I used lime instead of lemon, 2 minced garlic cloves, cracked black pepper, 1/2 tsp. chili powder, only 1/2 the jalapeno, no bell pepper, and 1/2 tsp. crushed cumin seed, all ingredients coarsely chopped instead of mashed and creamy...this made it closer to what I usually make as my standard...yum! - 9/5/08

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  • 12 of 14 people found this review helpful
    Would be nice and very helpful if serving size would be included.I've noticed most of the recipes on SP do not include serving size.If someone knows how to find out pls let me know.thanks - 7/17/11

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  • Incredible!
    12 of 12 people found this review helpful
    i make this with just a few changes, i use lime juice, red onion and leave the seeds in the jalapeno, b/c my hubby and i like the spice. but i never have put in green pepper, i will next time i make it though, upping the tasty veggy quotient sounds like a good way to go! make this if you love guac! - 1/30/09

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I add chopped fresh tomato and diced garlic cooked in microwave for a few secs with olive oil, diced Vidalia onion and cayenne pepper. - 8/31/08

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  • 6 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Yes - I agree with CONNIER62 - it would be very helpful if the recipes included serving size as well as how many servings. This recipe has 8 servings - but are they 1 tablespoon, 2 tablespoons, 1/4 cup , etc??? Just would be nice. - 6/29/12

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  • 4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    use lime instead of lemon - 7/17/11

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  • Very Good
    4 of 6 people found this review helpful
    This is a great recipe. Traditionally it should have lime in it, not lemon. Also, leaving out cilantro would be like leaving out the avocado!! I was taught by an old mexican cook how to make guacamole. I agree about vegging it up by dipping extra veggies in it rather then putting them in it. Delish! - 6/19/11

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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I make mine similiar except I add minced garlic as well and put the seed back in to help it from turning brown. I also add pepper, salt, and a littley cayenne pepper. - 10/11/08

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  • O.K.
    3 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I would leave out the bell pepper, use 2 serranos (instead of jalepeno), 2 vine-ripened tomatoes (seeded), and WAY more cilantro, replace the lemon with the juice from 1 lime. - 8/20/12

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  • 3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I wish I could get more specific serving sizes on these recipes as opposed to 8 servings. Would be more helpful to know 2TBsp = x amount of calories and fat. - 6/4/12

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I like to add extra tomato (makes the color a little off) and lime juice and I find if you press plastic wrap till there's no air left it lasts even overnight in the fridge. - 7/17/11

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I make this often and love it. Use it for breakfast with scrambled eggs and also with backed potatoes or wrapped in a flour tortilla. Will have to try the veggies for chips. - 7/19/11

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  • 2 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Hm, never tried using peppers mixed in but will try it the next time I make guac. The rest of the recipe is my 'norm'. Thanks for sharing - sounds great. - 8/20/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Love using guacamole for sandwich spreads instead of mayo. It's a healthier fat and tastes great on a sandwich!! - 6/29/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good dip! My family all agreed there was too much lemon juice (maybe I had a very large lemon? I will use a smaller one or cut that in half next time. Otherwise, very delicious. - 7/6/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is the same way that I make my guac, sometimes I add some sour cream to make it creamier. Love the chunky/veggie taste! - 6/19/11

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tomato and onion are essentials for me! - 11/2/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 4 people found this review helpful
    OMG! THIS IS SO GOOOOOOOD - 5/13/09

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Our grocery store has a 'diet,' and 'skinny,' avocado with less fat and calories. The store calls it "Florida Avocado." It is twice the size of the hass avocado, and about twice the price. The taste is lighter and a bit dryer. Thanks sharing the new recipe, can't wait to try it! - 3/17/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 6 people found this review helpful
    yum - 2/3/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Made this for my mom today. It turned out great. - 12/21/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! Made it for my family and they loved it! My 10 year old left out "the chunks" but loved the flavor. I will definitely make this again! - 9/14/08

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Made it for my family and they loved it, added garlic salt. - 9/1/08

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