Holy Guacamole! Holy Guacamole!

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Frozen green peas replace most of the high-fat avocado in this colourful dip, which is so delicious that it's hard to believe how low in fat it is. Serve with pita crisps, bread sticks or simple veggie sticks.

  • Portion size 425 servings


  • 1 1/2 cup frozen green peas
  • 1/3 cup light sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mashed avocados
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup chopped seeded peeled tomato
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onions


In small covered saucepan over medium-high heat, cook peas with 2 tbsp (25 mL) water until bright green, about 2 minutes. (Alternatively, in covered microwaveable bowl, microwave at High for 2 minutes.) Drain; transfer to food processor or blender. Add sour cream, avocado, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, salt, hot pepper sauce and pepper; puree until smooth. Stir in tomato and onion. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours before serving.

Nutritional facts <b>Per 2 tbsp (25 mL):</b> about

  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 25.0
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 3 g
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