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Pea Guacamole

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Pea Guacamole
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  • Makes: 12 Servings

While avocados tend to get all the guacamole glory, sometimes they’re not available, not ripe, or just too expensive!  Check out this tasty, bright, and satisfying recipe that put the humble green pea in the leading role. 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen peas, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 can green chilies, drained, diced (4 oz)
  • 3 tablespoons cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 clove Fresh garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • salt (to taste, optional)

Directions

1. Mash peas until smooth. 

2. Add the lime juice, tomato, onion, green chilies, cilantro, garlic, salt (if using), and black pepper. Mix well. 

3. Serve with an assortment of raw vegetables and whole-grain tortilla chips. 

Source: Westmoreland County, PA, SNAP-Ed Program

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 cup
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 27
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 119 mg
Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 13 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 68 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 27
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 5 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Total Sugars 2 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 2 g
Minerals
Calcium 13 mg
Potassium 68 mg
Sodium 119 mg
Copper 49 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 8 mg
Phosphorus 25 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 32 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 8 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 9 mcg
Folate 23 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 9 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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1/4 cups

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