Korean Guacamole

Total Time: 10 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 250
Total Fat 22g
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 14g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 380mg
Total Carbs 14g
Dietary Fiber 10g
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
Potassium 757mg

Vitamin A 31 mcg; Vitamin C 15 mg; Calcium 49 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 132 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.2 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 4%; Iron 10 %; 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.

Korean cuisine is a growing part of California culture. This recipe for Korean Guacamole combines just a few of the favorite flavors from a Korean kitchen with creamy California Avocados for a deliciously unique dish.

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Serves: 8

4 Fresh California Avocados peeled, seeded and mashed 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp. green onions, minced 1 tsp. gochuchan chile paste, or to taste 2 tsp. Korean red pepper seasoning 1/2 tsp. sea salt, or to taste 1 Tbsp. sesame seeds, toasted if preferred 1/4 cup kimchi, chopped, optional
  1. Gently combine avocados, lemon juice, garlic, onions, chile paste and red pepper seasoning.
  2. Taste and adjust seasonings or add salt to taste.
  3. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve immediately.

Serving Suggestion: As shown in the photo, serving this guacamole Korean family style is a great way to let everyone customize the flavors to their personal taste. Place the mashed avocados in a bowl in the center and surround with little dishes of the other ingredients to stir in. Serve with thin Korean pickles, dried seaweed sheets or shrimp chips.

Beverage Pairing: Korean beer.

*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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