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Tropical Guacamole Recipe

Tropical Guacamole Recipe

Fresh pineapple stars in this fruity guacamole that sure hits the spot! Both kids and adults have enjoyed it as a poolside snack or as a satisfying appetizer at a summer barbecue. —Sarah White, Salt Lake City, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:14 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 medium ripe avocados, peeled
  • 2 cups finely chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and chopped
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, mash two avocados. Stir in the pineapple, tomato, jalapenos, cilantro, lime juice, garlic, salt and pepper. Coarsely chop remaining avocado; gently stir into guacamole. Serve with chips. Yield: 3-1/2 cups.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without chips) equals 77 calories, 6 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 173 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Sparkling Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sparkling wine.