Jasmine's Place Issue No. 9 - January/February 2014 - Page 13

1. Start with a ripe avocado- you’ll want to look for dark skin and when pressed it will feel tender on the inside. If your avocado isn’t ripe-its going to be tough-figuratively and literally. Add diced onion, diced tomato, garlic powder, sea salt, cracked black pepper, lime juice and some cilantro. I don’t typically measure, but for story telling purposes I will 1 2 2. Mash with a fork- nothing fancy about it 3 3. Here you have it! Wasn’t that easy?! There are SO many health benefits to eating avocado and to top it off..it’s delicious! Serve with corn tortilla chips or serve with lettuce and some homemade salsa for a tasty lunch! Prep time: 5 mins Total time: 5 mins Serves: 1 Ingredients •1 ripe avocado •½ tsp of lime juice •1 Tbsp diced onion •1 Tbsp diced ripened tomato {I like Romas} •1 Tbsp fresh cilantro •½ tsp garlic powder {you may use 1 garlic clove if desired!} •salt/pepper as desired {you can add more if needed} Instructions 1.Mash all ingredients together with a fork! Visit Janelle at: http://comfyinthekitchen.com JASMINE'S PLACE 13