Pea Guacamole

Yield: 4 servings
Calories: 72
Theme: Snack

When avocados get too expensive at the grocery store but you're really craving guacamole, give this recipe a try. It may sound silly to replace the main ingredient in guacamole with peas, but it actually tastes just as good.


Recipe from Forks Over Knives 


  • 2 cups frozen green peas, thawed
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/8 tsp hot sauce
  • sea salt, to taste


1. Put peas, garlic, lime juice, and cumin in a blender and pulse until smooth.


2. Put blended pea mixture in a bowl and mix in tomato, green onion, cilantro, and hot sauce. Add salt to taste. 


3. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes and then serve with your favorite tortilla chips. 


**Note: Calorie count is only for the guacamole. 

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This recipe was recently featured in America’s Avocado Frenzy: Have We Reached the Tipping Point?.

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