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Guacamole Goes Mediterranean

Guacamole Goes Mediterranean

Regular guacamole gets a different flavor with this Mediterranean alternative. Feta cheese, rice vinegar and dried oregano leaves add a delicious taste to traditional guacamole. Shake things up by combining two different flavors into one mouth-watering dip. This dip definitely satisfied the cravings of this avocado and feta addict.

Recipe from Holly Clegg, author of Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets To Sizzle At Any Age.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped avocado (1-2 avocados)
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons of finely chopped parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon NAKANO seasoned rice vinegar (basil and oregano flavored)
  • 1/4 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese

Preparation

  • In bowl, gently stir together avocado, onion and garlic.
  • Mix in parsley and oregano.
  • Gently stir in olive oil, vinegar and feta. Refrigerate or serve.

Recipe makes 5 (1/4 cup) servings.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 123 calories (72% calories from fat)
  • 11 grams fat
  • 2 grams saturated fat
  • 3 milligrams cholesterol
  • 105 milligrams sodium
  • 7 grams carbohydrates
  • 4 grams dietary fiber
  • 1 gram sugar
  • 3 grams protein
  • Dietary Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 2 fat

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