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Diet avocado recipe

Guacamole

09 Jun 2018 227 Views

Guacomole is an avocado based dip and salad where the ripe avocado is the main ingredient. Avocado is the most nutritious food and the only fruit that provides a substantial amount of healthy monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA). They are naturally nutrient-dense food , and contains fibre and  it contain nearly 20 vitamins and minerals. They have a very high content of potassium even more than a banana and hence reduce blood pressure. They can even lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Avocados are loaded with antioxidants which are incredibly important for eye health. Avocado extract has also shown to inhibit the growth of cancer cells of the prostrate. Moreover avocado is a weight loss friendly food.


Method

  1. Cut avocados in half and remove the seed. Scoop out avacado and put in a mixing bowl.
  2. Now  mash the avocado and add the chopped onion, cilantro, lime , salt and pepper to the mashed avocado.
  3. Add half of one chili pepper to the guacamole . You can add more of chili pepper to get your desired degree of hotness.
  4. Keep the tomatoes separate until ready to serve.
  5. Cover with plastic wrap the guacamole bowl to prevent oxidation from the air reaching it. Refrigerate until ready.
  6. Add the chopped tomato and mix the mixture to the guacamole just before serving.

Ingredients

Avocados ripe-2

cilantro leaves, finely chopped-2 tbsp

freshly grounded black pepper- a pinch

fresh lime or lemon juice-1 tbsp

serrano chilles, stems and seeds removed, finely chopped-1-2

red onion, minced (about ½cup)- ½

coarse salt-½teaspoon

ripe tomato, seeds and pulp removed, chopped-½cup


Nutritive Value

Serving size: ½ cup

Energy :180kcal

Carbohydrate:15g

 Proteins:3g

Fats:0.9g