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Pineapple Guacamole

HOLY GUACAMOLE! This guac has a fruity twist, with pineapple balancing the salty with some sweetness.

Pineapple guacamole healthy recipe 

Prep time: 10 minutes 

Makes about 2 cups 

Serving size: ½ cup   

 

Ingredients 

2 to 3 avocados, pit and skin removed

Juice of 1 lime, divided

¼ tsp. sea salt, divided (or to taste)

1 small clove garlic, finely minced or grated

½ cup fresh pineapple, diced (or use up to 1 cup of fruit for a super sweet guacamole)

¼ cup red onion, diced

¼ cup jalapeńo pepper, seeded and diced (about 1 small pepper)

2 tbsp. cilantro, finely chopped (or to taste)  

Instructions  

1. In a large mixing bowl, mash the avocados with half of the lime juice, ¼ teaspoon of salt, and the garlic until smooth.

2. Fold in the pineapple, onion, pepper, and cilantro.

3. Stir in the remaining lime juice and season with more salt, if needed.

4. Serve immediately.  

Nutrition Facts: Calories: 235; Carbohydrates: 15 g; Protein: 3 g; Saturated Fat: 2.8 g; Sugars: 3 g; Dietary fiber: 9 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 156 mg

 

Related: Avocado Toast with Egg  

 

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Reference: “Pineapple Guacamole.” Always Nourished, 2017. Web. 16 May. 2019. <https://www.nourishedtheblog.com/pineapple-guacamole/>

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Sandy Patton

Sandy is a Marketing Communications Specialist and has been with SelectHealth for 15 years. Her prior roles include health education and wellness coaching.