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Chunky Tomato Guacamole

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


1 cup

"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.


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 83 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 154mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 4g fiber), 1g protein.

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