Guacamole

Guacamole makes a perfect dip with veggies or works well as a topping to add some decadent taste and energy to any low carb or keto meal.   

While this is a simple guac recipe, you could also add in chilli flakes, or chopped herbs like coriander, mint or parsley, use lime instead of lemon, add feta or chopped tomatoes or both or spice up your life with chopped jalapeños too.

While avocado is a staple of most low carb or ketogenic diets it is not particularly satiating or nutrient-dense, so you may not want to overdo it if your goal is weight loss.  However, it does contain a solid dose of fibre, B5, folate and potassium.   

Macros 

This recipe provides 330 calories, 4 g of protein, 30 g of fat and 6 g of net carbs.   

Micros  

The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  

Ingredients   

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 lemon (or lime), juice and zest
  • 1/2 tsp of salt & pepper

Directions 

  • Cut avocado in half and twist out the stone.
  • Remove the stone and use a spoon to scoop out all the flesh into a bowl.
  • Add crushed garlic, lemon zest (optional) and juice.
  • Mash with a fork and add salt & pepper to taste.

Suitable for 

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