Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
3 medium ripe avocados, peeled and cubed
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped, optional
1 small onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup mayonnaise, optional
1 to 2 tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
Mash avocados with garlic and salt. Stir in remaining ingredients.
Test Kitchen Tips
Avocado is high in monounsaturated fat, a so-called “good fat” that can lower your blood cholesterol along with the risk of stroke and heart disease.
For extra fun and flavor, add one of these delicious toppings to your guac.
You can use lemon and lime juice interchangeably in this recipe to achieve a different flavor. To substitute orange, though, you’ll need to keep a little lemon or lime to spark up the flavor.
1/4 cup: 90 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 78mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 4g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat.