Guacamole is an easy recipe to make and delicious too! It is full of very healthy superfoods so it is a party dip or snack food that is good for us.
The main ingredient in this guacamole recipe is of course avocado which is bursting with lots of health benefits and is so strongly associated with fertility and aphrodisiacs that the Aztecs would lock up virgin daughters during avocado harvest time to keep them safe. Read the details and check out the infographic on this wonderful Superfood.
Some people avoid avocados due to their high-fat content. Most of us know by now that avocados have the kind of fat that actually helps you lose weight!
For me, onions are a very important ingredient in this guacamole recipe. They have so many health benefits too. sometimes we don’t like chopping them up because of the tears. Learn All About Nutritious Onions and How Not to Get Teary
The red of Tomatoes is what makes them full of health benefits, even when you are enjoying them as a refreshing juice or tomato sauce. They are an essential ingredient in this guacamole recipe. Tomatoes are fat burning, help prevent cancer, and are very heart-healthy food.
Guacamole is given its zest with some lemon. Lemons’ health benefits are immense. To begin they are acidic to the taste but are alkaline-forming in the body. In fact, they are one of the most alkaline-forming superfoods; this makes them great for balancing a highly acidic condition in the body.
A little garlic in this adds extra flavour and health benefits too. Learn more about Garlic Health Benefits
Himalayan Salt is a salt that is actually healthy for you!
Now let’s make some guacamole!
- 2 ripe avocados
- 1 ripe tomato
- 1 Tbsp Fresh lemon juice
- 2 Tbsp red onion
- 2 Tbsp cilantro
- 1 clove garlic
- 1/2 tsp Himalayan salt
- Cut the avocados in half, remove the seed, scoop out the avocado from the peel, and put in a mixing bowl.
- Squeeze lemon to make lemon juice.
- Mash avocado.
- Mix in lemon juice with the mashed avocado.
- Finely chop leaves and tender stems of cilantro.
- Mince onion finely.
- Finely mince the garlic.
- Chop up well the tomato.
- Add onion, cilantro, salt, and lemon juice and mix in well.
- Gently mix in chopped tomato.
- Serve your avocado guacamole with corn chips or slices of vegetables.
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Grapefruit Salad with Avocado is Delicious and Beautiful – This grapefruit salad with avocado is filled with delicious and nutritious ingredients. Grapefruit is a very good fruit for the winter with all the vitamin C in it and it has fat flushing benefits too.
Salad with Grapes and Avocado Is Very Healthy and Tasty – This green salad with grapes and avocado makes a delicious refreshing lunch or as a first course for a bigger meal. It is very nutritious with all the greens. Adding the grapes gives it a sweetness and the avocado a creaminess. YUM!
Avocado Vegetable Dip – What I like about this raw avocado vegetable dip is that it is full of vegetables; adding the celery makes it crunchy and not so rich as well as healthier. It is a bit like Guacamole.
Try these tasty dips too:
Great Yogurt Dip – This yogurt dip is nutritious with no additives that you get in store bought dips. Also, it is simple and easy to make.
Creamy Butter Bean Dip – This butter bean dip is a very tasty, healthy and vegan. The creamy texture makes it good for a dip. Also, very easy to make.
Authentic Middle Eastern Hummus – This is a traditional Middle Eastern Hummus dip; it is a blend of garbanzo beans, garlic, olive oil, and tahini. A great dip for a party or picnic. Who doesn’t enjoy delicious hummus? The other great thing about this dip is that it is dairy-free and gluten-free too.