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California Avocado Pate

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Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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140
Calories
12 g
Total Fat
3 g
Dietary Fiber
5 g
Protein
6 g
Total Carbs
 California Avocado Pate

A tasty egg and avocado spread that is great on crackers and crusty breads.

Ingredients

Serves: 8
  ripe, Fresh California Avocados, cut in half and seeded
Tbsp.  chopped green onion
  hard-boiled eggs, chopped
Tbsp.  lemon juice
1 1/4  cups  sour cream or mayonnaise
  cloves garlic, crushed
tsp.  chopped olives
1 1/8  tsp.  sweet parsley
  As needed  Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Tbsp.  chopped fresh mint, or to taste
  As needed  Paprika

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

Instructions

  1. Carefully scoop avocado into a medium bowl. Save the avocado skins for serving, if desired.
  2. Mash avocado with all remaining ingredients except paprika. Replace mixture into shells, smoothing down so as to keep avocado shape. Sprinkle with paprika.
  3. Serve with crisp crackers or spread on small slices of toasted bread.

Serving Suggestions:
Garnish with lemon twist and a sprig of parsley and serve with toasted crusty bread or crackers. Or spread on crackers and top each piece with a small cooked shrimp and a strip of (oil-packed) sun-dried tomato, as shown above.

Beverage Pairings:
Delicious with fresh tomato juice or for cocktail hour.

*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.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 140
Total Fat 12 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 mg
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 5 g
Total Carbs 6 g
Cholesterol 110 mg
Sodium 240 mg
Potassium 263 mg
Total Sugar 1 g

Vitamin A 280 IU; Vitamin C 6 mg; Calcium 42 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 51 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 6%; Vitamin C 10%; Calcium 4%; Iron 10%

*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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