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Summer Snack Idea: Fresh Guacamole

Updated: Aug 7

Hi SNACC Community! We hope everyone is enjoying their summer! Today we posted a fun snack recipe on our Instagram page for fresh guacamole; the post is linked here! Avocados are a major ingredient in guacamole and we wanted to share some information about them with you all!

Avocados are versatile, delicious, and can be added to almost any meal. We can’t wait to share some more recipes that contain avocado and fun facts about avocado with you all.


Recipe:



You will need:

  • 3 ripe avocados

  • 2 large tomatoes

  • 3 tbsp of cilantro

  • ½ tsp of sea salt

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 1 jalapeno pepper

  • ½ a small onion

  • 1 lime


Instructions:

  • Cut the avocados in halves and remove the pit and the skin

  • Place the avocados into a mixing bowl and mash them until it is the consistency of your liking.

  • Dice the tomatoes, onion and jalapeno pepper.

  • Mince the garlic cloves

  • Juice the lime

  • Add all ingredients to the mixing bowl and mix!

  • Pair with your favorite tortilla chips

  • We recommend Jackson’s Honest Yellow Corn Chips. These chips use coconut oil instead of other oils such as vegetable oil or palm oil. They are also organic and non GMO.


Looking for more avocado recipes? Try this easy-to-make avocado toast!


You will need:

  • 1 ripe avocado

  • Whole wheat bread

  • Lemon juice

  • Feta or goat cheese

  • Salt

  • Pepper


Instructions:

  • Cut the avocados in halves and remove the pit and the skin

  • Place in a mixing bowl, add salt, pepper, and lemon juice → mash them until it is the consistency of your liking.

  • On a slice of whole wheat toast, spread the avocados, and add crumbled cheese on top


Here are some fun facts about avocados:

  • The word “guacamole” is a derivation of the Aztec word ahuacamolli, which translates loosely to “avocado soup” or “avocado sauce.”

  • Avocados are considered to be in the same family as cinnamon!

  • California produces 90% of the country’s avocados

Source


Happy SNACCing!!

- Esther and Rina

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