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Guaca-faux-le

Cooking Method ,
Cuisine
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Difficulty Intermediate
Time
Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 1 min Total Time: 11 mins
Servings 8
Description

It looks, smells, and tastes, exactly like guacamole, but it's not! There's a surprise ingredient that is much lower in fat making this an almost guilt-free indulgence! 

Ingredients
  • 16 ounces frozen baby peas
  • 1/2 cup red onion (minced)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro (finely chopped)
  • 2 green onions (minced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (pressed)
  • 1 jalapeno (minced)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 large tomato (diced)
  • zest of 1 lime
  • salt and freshly ground pepper (to taste)
Instructions
  1. Drop frozen peas in boiling water, cook for 1 minute, then drain.  

  2. Rinse the peas with cold water and let dry. 

  3. Puree peas well in food processor. 

  4. Remove to a bowl and stir in the remaining ingredients.

  5. Chill and enjoy with your favorite chip, cracker or veg! 

Nutrition Facts

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 62
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g2%
Sodium 69mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 12g4%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Protein 4g8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Keywords: mexican, guacamole, healthy, dip