Pesto Caprese Guacamole

Guacamole & Dips

Pesto Caprese Guacamole

Mediterranean all the way! Homemade pesto crafted from pine nuts, basil, parmesan cheese and garlic is the perfect addition to traditional guacamole! A fresh way to caprese your day!

Ingredients

  • 3 ea. Avocados From Mexico, halved, pitted, & peeled
  • 2 T. fresh lemon juice
  • 1-1/4 c. basil leaves
  • 1 ea. garlic clove
  • 1 T. jalapeño, minced
  • 1 T. pine nuts
  • 1/3 c. parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1/3 c. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 t. salt

Instructions

  1. Prepare pesto by adding the basil, garlic, jalapeño, pine nuts, cheese, and olive oil in to a blender or food processor; pulse until smooth.
  2. In a large bowl, mash the avocados with lemon juice until chunky-smooth.
  3. Fold pesto into the avocado mixture until well combined.

Reviews

Nutrition Facts
Pesto Caprese Guacamole
Amount Per Serving 6
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 25%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol < 5mg 2%
Sodium 190mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
Total Sugars < 1g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 5g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 6%
Iron 0mg 4%
Potassium 530mg 38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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