Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Sizzlin’ Southwest Guacamole

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
  • 6 ripe Hass Avocados, peeled, seeded, cut in chunks
  • 2 fresh limes, juice only
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1 cup corn kernels
  • 1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1 cup grated jalapeno-jack cheese
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
Mash avocado chunks with lime juice in large bowl. Add cilantro, corn, bell pepper, onion, cheese, hot sauce, and salt. Combine well. Taste, and adjust seasonings with more salt* and hot sauce if desired. Serve with tortilla chips for dipping.
 
Serves:
12
 
½ Cup of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving
 
Fruit and /or Veggie color(s):
 
Nutrition Information per Serving:
Calories: 166
Total Fat: 13.7g
Saturated Fat: 3.1g
% of Calories from Fat: 69%
% of Calories from Saturated Fat: 16%
Protein: 4g
Carbohydrates: 10g
Cholesterol: 8mg
Dietary Fiber: 5g
Sodium: 314mg
* Nutrition information does not include additional salt.
 
Each serving provides: an excellent source of vitamin C and fiber; and a good source of vitamin A, folate and potassium.

Recipe courtesy of the Hass Avocado Board. This recipe meets Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.
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