An Excellent Source of Fiber and Fat, Avocado

It is well known that avocados are an excellent source of fiber and healthy (unsaturated) fats. But did you know, they are also an excellent source of potassium, an electrolyte vital for optimal performance and B vitamins, critical for energy utilization. Try sliced avocado on your next sandwich. Or better yet, top your favorite grilled surf or turf with this Award Winning Guacamole!

 

Award Winning Guacamole

· 2 avocados

· 3 cloves garlic, minced

· 1 medium tomato, diced

· 1 small onion, chopped

· tsp salt

· ½ c cilantro

· Juice of ½ of a lime

 

Direction

1. Coarsely chop avocado into large bowl

2. Mix garlic, salt, and cilantro. Add to avocado and stir.

3. Add tomato & onion, just enough to mix ingredients.

4. Add lime juice.

 

**Until ready to serve, press avocado pits into mixture. Place plastic wrap on surface of mixture, lightly press out any air. This will minimize the browning of the guacamole.

**Guacamole can be stored in refrigerator for up to 24 hours without losing quality of product.

 


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