California Avocado Salsa Verde

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California Avocado Salsa Verde

Total Time: 10 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 130
Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 150mg
Total Carbs 12g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 2g
Potassium 547mg
Vitamin A 17 mcg; Vitamin C 21 mg; Calcium 20 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 65 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.08 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.

The salsa verde is made fresh with California Avocados and tomatillos creating a flavorful sauce that pairs perfectly with tortilla chips or your favorite breakfast scramble.

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Serves: 4

8 tomatillos, quartered 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded and peeled 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 2/3 cup cilantro 2 shallots 2 Tbsp. water 1/4 tsp. sea salt, or to taste
  1. Add all ingredients into a blender and blend until creamy. Pour into a bowl and set aside until ready to serve.

Variations: For heat seekers, add 2 jalapeños with seeds removed (with seeds for a real kick) to the blender with the California Avocado Salsa Verde ingredients.

Serving Suggestion: Top your favorite breakfast dish, like a Tofu Scramble, for a savory meal to kick start your day. The California Avocado Salsa Verde can be  made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator for up to two days.

*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?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

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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