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Lebanese Guacamole

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Total Time:

10min

Prep Time:

10min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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130
Calories
11 g
Total Fat
5 g
Dietary Fiber
2 g
Protein
8 g
Total Carbs
 Lebanese Guacamole

Sumptuous flavors of Lebanese cuisine, including roasted peppers, garlic, chick peas and spices blend with Fresh California Avocados in this zesty guacamole.

Ingredients

Serves: 8
1/2  cup  yellow or orange bell pepper, or jarred roasted pepper, diced
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded and diced
Tbsp.  fresh lime juice
1/2  tsp.  freshly grated lime zest
  cloves garlic, chopped
1/2  tsp.  ground cumin
1/2  tsp.  ground coriander
1/2  tsp.  ground sumac
tsp.  ground Aleppo pepper, plus a sprinkle for garnish
1/4  cup  chick peas (garbanzos), divided
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

Instructions

  1. To roast the yellow or orange bell pepper, heat oven to 400 degrees F. Roast one pepper on a tray for 15 to 20 minutes or until blistered on top side. Turn to other side and roast for 15 to 20 minutes longer. Remove from oven and place in a paper bag for 5 minutes to steam. Peel and remove skin, stem and seeds, then dice the pepper. Reserve remaining pepper for another use.
  2. Gently combine avocado, juice, zest, garlic and seasonings with the roasted pepper.
  3. Stir in half of the chick peas. 
  4. Taste, then add salt if desired. 
  5. Top with remaining chick peas and a sprinkle of Aleppo pepper.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with baked pita chips.

Beverage Pairing: Iced hibiscus tea

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 130
Total Fat 11 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Unsaturated Fat 7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5 mg
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Protein 2 g
Total Carbs 8 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 160 mg
Potassium 382 mg
Total Sugar 1 g

Vitamin A 11 mcg; Vitamin C 24 mg; Calcium 16 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 66 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0 g 

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2% ; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 2% ; Iron 6 %; Vitamin D 0%

*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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