Thanksgiving Guacamole

Total Time: 10 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 160
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 80mg
Total Carbs 12g
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 1g
Potassium 380mg

Vitamin A 116 (IU); Vitamin C 8 mg; Calcium 11 mg; Iron 0.5 mg; Vitamin D 0 (IU); Folate 68 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.09 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 0%; Iron 2%


*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.

Sweet-tart dried cranberries and crunchy French fried onions accent this tasty guacamole recipe that is perfect for Thanksgiving. This low-sodium recipe is a good source of Vitamin C.

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Serves: 8

1/3 cup dried cranberries, roughly chopped 4 ripe, Fresh California Avocados*, peeled and seeded 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon lime juice 1 Serrano chiles, stemmed, seeded and minced 1/4 tsp. sea salt 1 dash nutmeg 1/3 cup French fried onions
  1. Soak chopped cranberries in warm water for 5 minutes; drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium bowl coarsely mash avocados and gently stir in lemon juice, Serrano, sea salt and about half of the onions.
  3. Scoop guacamole into serving dish if desired. Top with remaining onions and the cranberries.

Serving Suggestion: Also delicious with fresh vegetable sticks and chips.

*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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