Prep Time: About 10 minutes
Avocados are so full of healthy fats. And, guacamole is a great way to get the benefits of the avocado. Healthy fats are not the only healthy goodness the avocado offers, this article outlines the many benefits you will be nourished by when you consume this amazing fruit.
Guacamole is also very easy to prepare. No cooking, very little chopping and no waiting. It literally takes 5 minutes to make. What’s more, you can enjoy it with fresh vegetable Crudité. Or, some gluten free crackers if that is your preference.
I include a special ingredient that is a superfood in its own right. Since I adopted a healthier diet to enable my immune system to combat my breast cancer diagnosis, I try to consume as many nutrient dense foods as I can fit in on a daily basis. Thus, the addition of the Umeboshi plum paste in this savory guacamole.
Umeboshi plum paste is a common ingredient used in Japanese cooking. The ume, or plum, that is used to make the paste has been a staple in China since ancient times. In premodern, Japan it was believed to prevent infection during a plague. This article describes the health benefits you will gain when you consume this rich, flavorful paste.
Ingredients Needed to Prepare Savory Guacamole
2 ripe Avocados
1 TBS Red onion, chopped into small pieces
1 teaspoon dried Cilantro
1 teaspoon Umeboshi Plum paste
¼ teaspoon Sea salt
Black Pepper to taste
Granulated Garlic to taste
Juice of 1/2 fresh lemon
How to Prepare Savory Guacamole
Spoon out the flesh of the avocado into a medium sized bowl
Mash the avocado with a fork or potato masher
Add the other ingredients and mix well to combine
Enjoy with fresh veggies or other condiment!