Pecan Guacamole

Guacamole & Dips

Nutrition Facts
Pecan Guacamole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 320mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup raw shelled pecans
  • 3 ripe Avocados From Mexico halved pitted and diced
  • 1 jalapeño finely chopped
  • 3 scallions white and light green parts thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chives thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher or sea salt or to taste
  • Tortilla chips or vegetable sticks to serve

Instructions

  1. Heat a sauté pan over medium-low heat. Add the pecans and toast, stirring frequently, for a couple minutes. Remove from heat, once cooled enough to handle, coarsely chop.
  2. In a bowl, mash the diced avocado along with the jalapeño, scallions, fresh thyme, chives, lime juice and salt. Incorporate the pecans and mix well.
  3. Serve along with tortilla chips or vegetable sticks.   
Nutrition Facts
Pecan Guacamole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 170 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 320mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 0g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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