California Avocado Cucumber Cups

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 90
Total Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 300mg
Total Carbs 11g
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 2g
Potassium 370mg

Vitamin A 840 (IU); Vitamin C 33 mg; Calcium 37 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 (IU); Folate 54 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.06 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 15%; Vitamin C 60%; Calcium 4%; Iron 6%

 

*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.

Cucumbers and California Avocados take center stage in this super simple 100-calorie snack. A melon baller, pair of scissors, and a plastic bag are all the tools you need to make this nutritious snack recipe come to life. With three grams of dietary fiber in 90 calories, these snacks will help keep you fueled throughout the rest of your day!

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Serves: 2

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1 English cucumber 1/2 Fresh California Avocado, peeled, seeded and diced 1/4 cup Red bell pepper, diced 1 Tbsp. lime juice 1 Tbsp. cilantro, diced 1/2 tsp. cumin 1/4 tsp. salt
  1. Chop off ends of cucumber and discard. Cut cucumber into 12 equal-sized round slices (approximately 1” width slices). Using a melon baller, scoop out center of cucumber slices, leaving enough cucumber on the bottom for the base.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mash avocado, and add diced red bell pepper, lime juice, cilantro, cumin, and salt. Stir to combine.
  3. Place avocado mixture in a zip top plastic bag. Snip off one bottom corner of bag and squeeze avocado mixture into hollowed-out cucumber slices.

 

*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.

Did You Know?

It’s actually easy to create an avocado rose. If you are setting out a spread of appetizers, add a beautiful avocado rose to elevate the appeal. Or if you are looking for more casual appetizers try these California Avocado snack recipes.

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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