Avocado Dip

AvocadoAvocados! Grab’em while they are still out there. Did you know? – Avocados provide all 18 essential amino acids necessary for the body to form a complete protein. 
Serves 4
Ingredients
2 ripe yet firm avocado halves peeled and stone removed
3 chopped roma tomatoes
1 medium onion finely chopped


3/4 cup of finely chopped cilantro (save some for garnish)
4 garlic cloves finely grated
1/4 cup of fresh lime or lemon juice
1 small green chili finely chopped (optional)
salt to taste
Preparation
Cut avocados in small pieces approx. same size as tomato pieces. Gently mix-in all the ingredients with fork without mashing the avocado pieces. Adjust the salt/lime taste. Garnish with cilantro.
Serving suggestions
Scoop on an egg white omelet for a smart heart-healthy breakfast. Makes a great after school snack when served over slices of french baguette. As an alternative to chips, serve it over whole grain crackers at your next party. 

This recipe is shared by myMantra reader and mySahana volunteer Varsha Pendse.

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