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Low Cal Guacamole Recipe

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Football season is nearly upon us! What are you going to serve your guest on game day? Try this healthier twist on guacamole! (Repost from Facebook friend)

Low cal guacamole

Try this version, made with creamy mashed white beans and a single avocado. Traditional guacamole has approximately 110 calories for 1/4 cup, but ours has just 65 — we’ve reduced the calories by 40 percent!

Prep Time: 15 min
Yields: 3 cups

Related: 8 More Healthy Dips and Spreads

Ingredients:
– 1 can(s) (15 to 19 ounces) white kidney beans (cannellini), drained and rinsed
– 1 tablespoon(s) (or to taste) lime juice
– 1 jalapeño chile, seeded
– 1/2 cup(s) loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves
– 1/4 cup(s) coarsely chopped sweet onion (such as Vidalia or Maui)
– Salt
– 1 ripe avocado, halved and pitted
– 2 plum tomatoes
– Baked tortilla chips or fresh-cut vegetables

Directions:
1. In food processor with knife blade attached, puree beans and 1 tablespoon lime juice until smooth. Transfer to medium bowl.

2. In same processor, place jalapeño, cilantro, onion, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; pulse until juicy and thick.

3. With spoon, scoop avocado from peel into bowl with beans; mash with fork until mixture is blended, with some chunks remaining.

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Author: oflcmops

MOPS stands for Mothers of Preschoolers, a faith-based community that strives to meet the needs of moms with children from birth through kindergarten. MOPS groups meet regularly to celebrate the joys of motherhood and to encourage each other through the challenges. MOPS also provides opportunities for social outings throughout the year. We meet the first and third Fridays of every month September through May.

One thought on “Low Cal Guacamole Recipe

  1. Holy Guacamole! (he, he, he).

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