Lightened-Up Guacamole

This lighter version of guacamole is extra-creamy because of the addition of protein-dense silken tofu. Not only does it make a super-smooth[ puree, it reduces the fat and calories in the overall recipe.]

Total Time:
10 min
Prep:
10 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 2 large ripe avocados, halved and pits removed
  • 8 ounces silken tofu, drained well
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/4 small red onion, finely diced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 small jalapeno, finely chopped (remove seeds for less heat)
  • 1 Roma tomato, finely diced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons roughly chopped fresh cilantro, plus whole leaves for serving
  • Serving suggestions: baked blue or yellow corn tortilla chips and sliced bell peppers
Directions
  • Scoop out the flesh from one avocado and add it to a food processor along with the tofu and 3/4 teaspoon salt. Process until completely smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as needed.

  • Scoop out the flesh from the remaining avocado and place it in a medium bowl. Roughly mash with a fork. Add the avocado and tofu mixture, the onion, jalapeno, tomato, lime juice, chopped cilantro and 3/4 teaspoon salt. Stir gently to combine.

  • Transfer the dip to a small serving bowl and garnish with whole cilantro leaves. Serve with tortilla chips and bell peppers.

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