Black Bean Guacamole

Sneaking some extra fiber and protein into a traditional Mexican guacamole makes this dip a more nutritious appetizer.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans
  • 3 avocados
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  • Using a fork or a potato masher, mash the beans in a medium-sized bowl just until they are halfway mashed, leaving some texture.
  • Combine all the remaining ingredients, and mash together until mixed.
  • Allow to sit for at least 10 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to set. Gently mix again just before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 oz.) black beans
  • 3 avocados
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

  • Using a fork or a potato masher, mash the beans in a medium-sized bowl just until they are halfway mashed, leaving some texture.
  • Combine all the remaining ingredients, and mash together until mixed.
  • Allow to sit for at least 10 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to set. Gently mix again just before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories180
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium250mg
Total Carbohydrate17g
Dietary Fiber9g
Sugars3g
Protein5g