Guacamole Goes Mediterranean

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


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.

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

  1. In bowl, gently stir together avocado, onion and garlic.
  2. Mix in parsley and oregano.
  3. 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