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California Avocado Balela

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Total Time:

20min

Prep Time:

20min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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340
Calories
13 g
Total Fat
44 g
Total Carbs
14 g
Protein
440 mg
Sodium

Ingredients

Serves: 6
    For the Salad:
cans  chickpeas, (15-oz each.), rinsed and drained
can  black beans, (15.2-oz.), rinsed and drained
oz.  grape tomatoes, cut into quarters
1/4    red onion, small, finely chopped
1/4  cup  parsley, finely chopped
1/3  cup  mint, finely chopped
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, thinly sliced
   
    For the Dressing:
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado
2/3  cup  water
1/4  cup  freshly squeezed lemon juice
Tbsp.  apple cider vinegar
tsp.  fine grain sea salt
tsp.  garlic powder
1/4  tsp.  freshly ground black pepper

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

Instructions

  1. Mix together all of the salad ingredients, except for the avocado, in a serving bowl.
  2. Put all the dressing ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to mix. Arrange the avocado slices on top of the salad, or divide the salad into individual bowls and top with avocado slices.
NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 340
Total Fat 13 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 15 g
Monounsaturated Fat g
Polyunsaturated Fat g
Total Carbs 44 g
Dietary Fiber 15 g
Total Sugar 2 g
Protein 14 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 440 mg
Potassium mg

Vitamin A 38 mcg; Vitamin C 19 mg; Calcium 125 mg; Iron 4 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 79 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.11 g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Rachael Hutchings

Rachael Hutchings, author of La Fuji Mama, has eaten her way around the world, having lived in a variety of fun food locations, including Paris, Tokyo, Yokohama, Memphis, and Los Angeles. She features recipes that are a fusion of different tastes, influenced by the variety of places she has lived and visited, and the people she has met.

Rachael is a brand advocate. Their content on the California Avocado Commission website and/or blog are part of their partnership with our organization.

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