Southwest Guacamole

Southwest Guacamole

Avocado is one of the healthiest foods you can eat; chalked full of nutrients, fiber, and healthy fats. This Southwest Guacamole gives you a delicious new way to enjoy the Superfood, avocado! Simple to make and alter to your liking with additional spices as your go to party dish, and pairs well with savory flax crackers for added flavour. If you are in a rush, use only the first three ingredients.

Serves 1-2

Ingredients

  • 2-3 raw avocados mashed
  • 1 fresh organic tomato
  • ¼ onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Optional:

  • Chili powder
  • Pepper flakes (topping)
  • Parsley
  • Lime Juice (about 1 cap full)
  • Salsa

Directions

  1. Slice up and scoop out centre of avocados, and add to large mixing dish.
  2. Wash and chop up tomato and onion.
  3. Cut clove of garlic into small pieces (use press if available).
  4. Add tomato, onion and garlic to avocados.
  5. Chop up cilantro and add to mixture.
  6. Season mixture with sea salt and black pepper to taste (add optional spices).
  7. Mash mixture with a fork or potato masher. (If you want a smoother guacamole, use a food processor, juicer, or stand mixer.)
  8. Serve with organic vegetables such as celery, pepper or zucchini, or crackers.

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Dr. B.J. Hardick

About Dr. B.J. Hardick

Raised in a holistic family, Dr. B.J. Hardick is an organic food fanatic, green living aficionado, and has spent the majority of his life working in natural health care. In 2009, he wrote his first book, Maximized Living Nutrition Plans, which has now been used professionally in over 500 health clinics. Dr. Hardick regularly blogs healthy recipes and holistic health articles on his own website, DrHardick.com, and speaks to numerous professional and public audiences every year. In his spare time, he invests his keen interest in sustainable living into urban development in his hometown of London, Ontario. Learn More