In the busy lives that we are living, the most important thing that we need is healthy and nutritious diet because we consume a lot of junk and unhealthy stuff that adversely affects our health. Ironically, many of us have forgotten what it’s like to cook something healthy for ourselves because most of the time we are so occupied with our daily routine that all we do is make a phone call to get the food delivered at our place.
Something we never think about is whether the food that we are consuming is hygienic and does it contain the nutrition that we need. And things like fruits and vegetables continue to be eliminated from our diet because we don’t consider them as essential enough for consumption on a regular basis which is the reason behind the deficiencies that develop in our body over time!
Keeping in mind the fact that health is an essential element that should be kept into consideration while making food, we bring to you a delicious recipe that will not only revive your taste buds but will also help you gain all the nutrition that you have been missing out on. And we are sure that you are going to love the taste.
The ingredients that you need for this recipe are 3-4 avocados, one finely diced onion, 2 diced Roma Tomatoes, 2-4 minced garlic cloves, a large bunch of Cilantro, a tablespoon of lime juice and finally, some salt as per your taste. All these ingredients are quite healthy, and each of them has its benefits, also since the guacamole is being cooked at home, so the issue of hygiene is taken care of.
The preparation of this fantastic recipe is simple as you are going to start with the avocados. All you have to do is cut each one of them into two pieces, remove the seeds and peel them off so that you just have the flesh. Now, take a bowl and mash the flesh and make it into a paste. However, if there are some small pieces left, you don’t have to make an extra effort to mash them because those pieces are going to taste great.
Once, you are done with the first step, now add diced onions, the Roma tomatoes, garlic cloves that you minced, Cilantro and the lime juice which would taste the best if you squeeze a fresh lime. After you have added all these ingredients, mix them well with the avocado and then add some salt according to your taste. Roughly, the amount of salt should be about a half tablespoon but be sure that you keep tasting the mixture at each stage so that you get the desired taste.
You can use a guacamole with your sandwiches, burritos, tacos, burgers or even a bowl of beans and a side of chips. And as far as the nutritional value is concerned, this fantastic dish contains only 150 calories which make it a very healthy addition to your food or you can even have it while you are on a diet since none of the ingredients is fattening. The total fat is about 13 g, and there is no cholesterol present in it, the best part is that guacamole is rich in fiber and even has protein in it!
You might also want to know about the individual benefits of each ingredient in the recipe and so in case you don’t know, tomatoes are notorious for the prevention of cancer, and they are a low-calorie source of fiber. Also, if you are suffering from a deficiency of vitamins A, C or K then guacamole is going to help you a lot. The garlic, on the other hand, is potent antioxidant and anti-fungal, so it’s going to work as an incredible anti-bacterial within your body.
Cilantro works the same as garlic as it is rich in anti-oxidants and onion is going to provide you with Vitamins B-6 and C, chromium, and fiber. After getting to know about the benefits of eating guacamole, we are sure that you are already in your kitchen, gathering the ingredients that you need because it won’t even take much of your time, yet it’s going to be delicious.
We also have a video of the recipe, and you might want to watch it for clarity. Do try this amazing dish at home and move towards a healthy life. Don’t forget to SHARE the article with the people around you!