Thursday Nugget

Healthy Recipe of the Week

Aztec Guacamole

A Healthy Twist to Complement a Classic Dip!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Frozen Peas (slightly thawed)
  • 1 Avocado (peeled and pitted)
  • 2 tablespoon Fresh Lime or Lemon Juice
  • 1 medium Tomato (chopped)
  • ½ Red Onion (chopped)
  • 1 Jalapeno or Serrano Chili (seeded and minced)
  • 3 tablespoon Cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic (minced)
  • ½ teaspoon Sea Salt
  • ½ Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Directions

In a blender or food processor, puree the peas until smooth. In a medium bowl, mash the avocado with a fork or potato masher. Add the lime or lemon juice, tomato, onion, jalapeno or Serrano chili, cilantro, garlic, salt, and black pepper. Add the peas and mix well.

*If the guacamole will not be served immediately, press a piece of plastic wrap directly onto the surface to prevent browning.

Serves 4.

 

 

 

 

Reference

People Weekly Magazine

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About rrluthi

Certified fitness expert with a passion for educating and empowering the 55 and better "chronologically-enriched" population about the benefits of adopting and maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle, preventing injury, and feeling good. Proven strengths applying cutting-edge fitness/wellness concepts and research through roles as a health coach, fitness trainer, and group exercise instructor—in addition to promoting these concepts in a more systematic way through blogging and social media, community outreach, public speaking, corporate wellness program facilitation and senior fitness program support.
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