Guacamole

As demonstrated in the “Food, Family, Football” episode of Live It – October 2017

Watch the episode here.

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Ingredients

  • 5 ripe avocadoes
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 cup finely diced white onion
  • ¾ cup cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, finely diced
  • Salt to taste
  • Finely chopped jalapeno to taste (optional)
  • Garlic – grated whole clove or powder to taste (optional)
  • Cumin powder to taste (optional)

Instructions

  1. Slice avocados in half, remove seed and scoop avocado out of the shell into a large bowl.
  2. Add juice of one lime and mash avocado with a fork or potato masher.  
  3. Stir in onion, cilantro, tomato and any other optional ingredients.
  4. Season with salt to taste and serve immediately. Store leftovers in the refrigerator for a few days; however, some browning may occur.

Nutrition Facts

Amount per serving
Serving size: 1/16 recipe

Calories  97.9

Total Fat  8.4 g

    Saturated Fat  1.2 g

Polyunsaturated Fat  1.0 g

Monounsaturated Fat  5.3 g

Cholesterol  0.0 mg

Sodium  42.0 mg

Potassium  321.6 mg

Total Carbohydrate  6.2 g

Dietary Fiber  4.1 g

Sugars  0.7 g

Protein  1.3 g

Live It is a cooking demonstration presented by the Nutrition Food Services and Wellness Departments at Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers (CHWC). Episodes are hosted by registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Andrea Miller, and each features a different special guest sous chef. The goal of Live It is to showcase nutrient-dense foods and teach viewers doable ways to use them in order to promote wellness in our community. Held once a month at Bryan Hospital, the show is recorded by Bryan Municipal Utilities in front of a live all-staff audience. For more recipes and to watch past episodes of Live It, visit www.chwchospital.org/live-it.