Sweet Pea and Asparagus Guacamole Recipe

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I decided it was time to switch up guacamole, so I got creative for this recipe. My local farmers market had beautiful snow peas and asparagus that I incorporated. When squash blossoms are in season, I like to add those, too. —Amie Valpone, New York, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 cups fresh snow peas
  • 1-1/2 cups cut fresh asparagus (1-inch pieces)
  • 1/4 cup sunflower kernels
  • Dash saffron threads or 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 medium ripe avocados, peeled and cubed
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons grated lemon peel
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon chili powder
  • Tortilla chips or pita wedges, optional

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook onion and garlic in broth over medium-high heat until tender. Add snow peas, asparagus, sunflower kernels and saffron; cook 4-6 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender.
  2. Transfer to a food processor. Add avocados, parsley, lemon peel, lemon juice, vinegar, salt, white pepper and chili powder; process until blended. Refrigerate until serving. If desired, serve with tortilla chips. Yield: 2-1/2 cups.
Originally published as Sweet Pea and Asparagus Guacamole in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2014

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.

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