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Chunky Tomato Guacamole Recipe

Chunky Tomato Guacamole Recipe

"Every time we sit down and watch a football game, my husband expects a bowl of this to be on the coffee table," writes Glenda Ardoin from Hessmer, Louisiana. Chopped tomatoes and sweet red pepper add color and crunch to this guacamole.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1 plum tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped sweet red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced fresh thyme, optional
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, mash avocado until smooth. Stir in the tomato, red pepper, onions, lemon juice, garlic, salt, pepper, cayenne and thyme if desired. Serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 1 cup.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without tortilla chips) equals 83 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 154 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.