Holy Moly Healthier Guacamole

Alright, who doesn’t like guacamole?

Well, if you had asked me about a year ago, I would have said, “Umm, ME, I don’t like guacamole.”

Boy how things can change after a year. 😉

But better yet, who doesn’t like some HEALTHIFIED guacamole?!?

That’s what I thought! Keep reading…

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First, you mash up a can of early peas. Yup, that’s right, peas! Don’t they look tasty?? 😯

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Next, mash up 1/2 cup worth of avocado. This baby gave me the perfect amount.

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Then, add in some chopped onion, plain fat-free Greek yogurt, & chopped grape tomatoes.

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Followed by your seasonings.

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And you’ve got yourself one heck of a bowl of guacamole my friends!!

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Healthier Guacamole

Original recipe from the Hungry Girl 200 Under 200 Calorie Cookbook

  • One 15 oz. can early (young) peas, drained
  • 1/2 cup mashed avocado (about 1 medium-small avocado’s worth)
  • 1/3 cup chopped cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 4 tsp lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/8 tsp chili powder
  • Additional salt & black pepper, to taste

      Optional: chopped fresh cilantro, chopped jarred jalapenos

Directions:

  1. Place peas in a medium bowl and mash thoroughly with a potato masher or fork.
  2. Add avocado, yogurt, lime juice, garlic, and seasonings. Continue to mash until blended.
  3. Stir in tomatoes, onion, and, if you like, some cilantro and/or jalapenos. Season to taste with salt and pepper. ENJOY! :)

I made this guac for a tonight’s taco dinner that we’re having with our friends Joe & Kate. I’ll fill ya’ll in on the rest of the dinner tomorrow! Hope you have a great Friday night!!

Question for the Night:

Guacamole: Love it or hate it?

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