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Avocado Whip

Avocado Whip

Sick of guacamole? Try this even creamier alternative, which gets its distinctive flavor from tahini and takes just five minutes to prepare.

Serve it as a dip for veggies, or use it as a spread on sandwiches. Either way, you’ll get plenty of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats to help speed metabolism and keep you feeling full.

Ingredients

  • 2 avocados, pitted and peeled
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (2-3 limes)
  • 1 tablespoon tahini
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh pepper

Preparation

Combine all in a food processor; process until smooth (about 30 seconds). Transfer to serving dish. (To make up to 6 hours ahead, set aside 1 TBSP lime juice; drizzle over surface and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate.) Garnish with fresh pepper.

  • Prep Time:
  • Yield: Makes 2 cups (serving size: 1/4 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 110
Fat per serving: 9.7g
Saturated fat per serving: 1.4g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 5.9g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1.5g
Protein per serving: 2g
Carbohydrates per serving: 6g
Fiber per serving: 4g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 66mg
Calcium per serving: 13mg

Good to Know

Avocado speeds up your metabolic rate because its combo of essential fatty acids, good-for-you fats, and antioxidants help to reduce inflammation.

Taken from Health.com

Written by Diane Levy

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