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Table Talk video: Cut fat, calories from guacamole with peas

April 9, 2014
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photo - Mock Guacamole is a lighter version of the popular dip.

Photo by Teresa J. Farney
Mock Guacamole is a lighter version of the popular dip. Photo by Teresa J. Farney 

This tasty mixture is a light alternative to traditional guacamole, with about half of the calories.

Teresa J. Farney, The Gazette

MOCK GUACAMOLE

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Yield: 1 2/3 cups

1 1/2 cups frozen peas 2 tablespoons water 1/3 cup fat-free sour cream 1/2 mashed ripe avocado 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 jalapeno, chopped 1/2 cup chopped tomato 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion Assorted fresh vegetables or tortilla chips

Procedure:

Place peas, water, sour cream, avocado, lemon juice, garlic cumin and jalapeno into food processor or blender; cover and process until smooth. Fold in tomato and onion.

Serve with vegetables or tortilla chips.

Source: Adapted from tasteofhome.com

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