Spring Green Guacamole
Do you love guacamole, but hate the calories and fat? Try this vibrant version with yummy peas. We eat a lot of this and we never feel one bit guilty.—Carey Waterworth, Silvana, Washington
Total TimePrep: 15 min. + chilling
- 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas
- 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
- 4-1/2 teaspoons lime juice
- 1 cup cubed avocado
- 1/4 cup chopped green onions
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
- 1 tablespoon canned chopped green chilies, drained
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Tortilla chips
- Cook peas according to package directions; drain and place in a food processor. Add the sour cream, lime juice, avocado, onions, cilantro, chilies, garlic, salt and pepper; cover and process until blended.
- Transfer to a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until chilled. Serve with tortilla chips.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 63 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 108mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Spring Green Guacamole in Light & Tasty June/July 2006