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There's a secret to selecting perfectly ripe avocados: look for slightly blackened ones that give just a little when you press on their skins.

Courses: Side dish
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

2   Ripe avocados - peeled, pit removed, (large)
  And mashed
1/2   Chopped onion
2   Jalapeño chile peppers - seeded, chopped (medium)
2 tablespoons 30mlMinced fresh parsley
2 tablespoons 30mlFresh lime juice
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlFresh ground pepper
2 teaspoons 10mlTomatoes - finely chopped (medium)
1 teaspoon 5mlGarlic clove - minced (medium)
1 tablespoon 15mlOlive oil
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt - (optional)

Recipe Instructions

In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients, blending well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 to 2 hours.

This recipe yields 8 servings. Serving size: 1/4 cup.

Exchanges Per Serving: 2 1/2 Fat, 1 Vegetable.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 132; Calories from Fat 102; Total Fat 11g; Saturated Fat 2g; Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 146mg (without added salt 11mg); Carbohydrate 9g; Dietary Fiber 5g; Sugars 3g; Protein 2g.

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