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Try this healthy guacamole instead of a dip filled with unhealthy fats. Creamy avocado, jalapeño, and a surprise touch of diced green apple will make this recipe a party favorite.

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  • 3 ripe avocados, pitted, peeled, and mashed
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice (about 1 lime)
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 plum tomato, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 tsp green hot sauce
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and diced
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin


  1. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients.
  2. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Garnish with additional cilantro just before serving, if desired.

Nutrition Facts: Serving Size: about 1/4 cup; Calories: 136; Fat: 10g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0; Sodium: 81mg; Carbohydrates: 10g; Fiber: 5g; Protein: 2g

Yield: 8 servings


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