Fresh California Avocados combine with classic Italian flavors like tomato, basil, oregano and garlic for a delicious change of pace. Italian guacamole is delicious for dipping, as a spread for avocado toast and even on pizza!
Nutritional Highlights (per serving)
|1/2||cup||basil leaves, loosely packed, plus extra for garnish|
|1/2||tsp.||chopped fresh oregano, plus a sprig for garnish (or use a pinch of dried)|
|1/2||tsp.||crushed red pepper flakes|
|3||Roma tomatoes, diced|
|1||clove garlic, minced|
|1||tsp.||balsamic vinegar, di Modena|
|4||ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled, seeded and coarsely mashed|
|1/2||tsp.||sea salt, or to taste|
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados
- Chop the basil leaves, then combine with the oregano, pepper flakes, tomatoes, garlic, oil and vinegar.
- Gently fold the herb and tomato mixture into the avocados.
- Add sea salt to taste and garnish with the extra herbs
Variations: Top with sliced pickled pepperoncini or roasted peppers.
Serving Suggestion: Serve with grilled focaccia bread or giardiniera vegetables.
Beverage Pairing: Chianti
Vitamin A 24 mcg; Vitamin C 10 mg; Calcium 17 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 66 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.09 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 10%; Calcium 2%; Iron 6 %; Vitamin D 0