Avocados may be high in fat, but they are filled with essential healthy fats which we should consume daily. They are also high in fiber, rich in vitamin B, E and K and have 60 percent more potassium than bananas.
Guacamole is best known to be accompanied with corn chips however can also be used as a dip for baked plantain chips, chicken fajitas, or even as a replacement for mayonnaise and salad dressings.
• 3 medium avocados, halved
• 1 lime, juiced
• 1/3 cup red onion, minced
• 1 small clove garlic, mashed
• 1 tbsp. chopped cilantro
• Kosher salt and fresh pepper, to taste
Place the flesh from the avocados in a medium bowl and slightly mash with a fork or a potato masher leaving some large chunks. Add limejuice, salt, pepper, cilantro, red onion, garlic and mix thoroughly. Don’t over mix.
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