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Tomato-Avocado Salsamole

This recipe is a cross between guacamole and salsa—but lower-cal than the former and more healthful than the latter, thanks to avocado’s anticancer/anticholesterol compounds. Like regular salsa, it’s great as a dip or a topping for burritos and tacos.

This recipe is a cross between guacamole and salsa—but lower-cal than the former and more healthful than the latter, thanks to avocado’s anticancer/anticholesterol compounds. Like regular salsa, it’s great as a dip or a topping for burritos and tacos.

Servings
2-TBS. SERVING

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tsp. minced jalapeño, or more to taste
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbs. cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh garlic
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 ripe peeled avocado, preferably Hass, seeded and coarsely mashed
  • 1 medium-sized tomato, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Preparation

  1. Combine onion, jalapeño, lime juice, vinegar, garlic and salt in mixing bowl. Add avocado, tomato and cilantro; stir well. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Makes 1 cup
  • Calories 45
  • Carbohydrate Content 4 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 4 g
  • Fiber Content 2 g
  • Protein Content 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 75 mg
  • Sugar Content 1 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g