Cajun Guacamole

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 Cajun Guacamole

Total Time: 10 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 120
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Sodium 200mg
Total Carbs 8g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 2g
Potassium 406mg

Vitamin A 26 mcg; Vitamin C 22 mg; Calcium 15 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 69 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 2%; Iron 6 %; Vitamin D 0%  

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

This recipe celebrates the union of guacamole and Cajun cuisine, with California Avocados, peppers, onion, tomatoes, garlic and, of course, some cayenne pepper and Louisiana-style hot sauce.

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Serves: 8

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1/2 cup finely diced red bell pepper 4 ripe, Fresh California Avocados* 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup small cherry tomatoes (cut in halves or quarters, if large) 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onion 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper 1 Tbsp. Louisiana Hot Sauce, or to taste
  1. Gently combine all the ingredients and let set for at least 5 minutes for the flavors to develop. Serve.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with cooked shrimp and celery stalks for dipping.

Beverage Pairing: Ramos Gin Fizz or a Hurricane. 

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados

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