This is a very simple guacamole recipe, without sour cream or mayonnaise, that lets the taste of the avocados shine through.
- 4 ripe black avocados
- 2 tablespoons minced sweet red onion
- 3 tablespoons lime juice
- 3 cloves garlic, crushed
- 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco
- Salt or Vege-Sal to taste
- Halve the avocados, and scoop the flesh into a mixing bowl. Mash coarsely with a fork.
- Mix in the onion, lime juice, garlic, Tabasco, and salt, stirring to blend well and mashing to the desired consistency.
Yield: 6 generous servings, each with 11 grams of carbohydrates and 3 grams of fiber, for a total of 8 grams of usable carbs and 3 grams of protein.
This recipe contains lots of healthy fats and almost three times the potassium found in a banana.