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Recipe of the Week: The Perfect Guacamole

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Recipe of the Week: The Perfect Guacamole

Avocados are awesome. They’re full of healthy fats including oleic and alpha-linolenic acid, and they have high concentrations of various antioxidants as well as vitamins and minerals like C, Bs, selenium, and zinc.

Guacamole is my absolute favorite way of preparing the avocado. Sure, you can eat it with chips, but there are many other yummy foods that guacamole goes great with:

  • Scrambled eggs
  • Baked potato
  • Salad
  • Hamburger
  • Shrimp
  • Raw veggies (as a dip)

This recipe is from my cookbook, The Shredded Chefand it’s simple, but delicious. Enjoy!

 

Servings

2

Calories Per Serving

295

Protein Per Serving

6 grams

Carbohydrates Per Serving

19 grams

Fat Per Serving

26 grams

  guac prep

Ingredients

2 ripe avocados

1/2 red onion, finely chopped

2 serrano chilies, seeded and finely chopped

1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

1/2 teaspoon salt

dash of ground black pepper

 

Instructions

Cut the avocados in half, pit them and scoop out the peel and place in a mixing bowl. Add in the chopped onion, cilantro, lime, salt, pepper, and half the chili.

Mash together, I personally like mine slightly chunky, so I don’t mash too much. Taste, add additional lime, salt, and chili to reach desired flavor and level of spice. I always end up adding a tiny bit more salt and the rest of the chili, but that’s just how I like it!

What You Get to Eat

guac finished

What did you think of this week’s recipe? Let me know in the comments below!

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  • Aaron

    That fat content is high. I know it is healthy fat…but would you recommend steering away for avacado while cutting.

    • Michael Matthews

      Yeah it’s not the best food for cutting as your fat intake is generally fairly low. Then again, some people like to go lower carb and higher fat, in which case this would work…

  • DevilDevine

    Damn right on the title! This is the best guacamole i have ever tasted! A welcoming staple in my bulking routine. Thanks:)

    • Michael Matthews

      Haha nice! Glad to hear it!

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