John Salley’s Slam Dunk Guacamole

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 220
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 2.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 1240mg
Total Carbs 17g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Potassium 475mg

Vitamin A 908 (IU); Vitamin C 16 mg; Calcium 20 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 (IU); Folate 81 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 2%; Iron 4%


*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.

Corn, jalapeños and red onion make this a favorite of basketball great John Salley.

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Serves: 4

1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed in boiling water for 5 minutes, drained 2 jalapeño chiles, stemmed, halved lengthwise, seeded 1/4 medium red onion, cut into pieces 1 Tbsp. olive oil 2 ripe Fresh California Avocados, peeled and seeded 4 Tbsp. fresh lime juice 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. Toss corn, chiles and onion pieces with oil in a large bowl, and then spread into a single layer on prepared baking sheet.
  3. Roast for 15-20 minutes, until vegetables are lightly browned.
  4. When cool, peel chiles if desired, and chop chiles and onion finely.
  5. Set aside with roasted corn.
  6. In a large mixing bowl, coarsely mash avocados with lime juice.
  7. Stir in chopped roasted chilies, onion, corn, garlic and cilantro.
  8. Serve immediately.

Serving Suggestions:
Serve with multicolor tortilla chips for a festive look.

Guacamole is best made as close to serving as possible. For short-term storage, seal in an airtight container with a piece of plastic wrap against the surface of the guacamole.

*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?

California Avocados can be used as a substitute for butter. Learn about avocados and dietary guidelines for Americans.

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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