Submitted by: Denise Torres, General Manager @ O2 Fitness Falconbridge
With summer rapidly approaching, many of us are gearing up for summer cookouts. Unfortunately, this means extra unwanted calories. Here is a great recipe for skinny guacamole to bring along to any cookout that is healthy and delicious. But best of all there is only 90 calories per 1/2 cup serving!!
- 1 large zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
- 1 large ripe avocado, cubed
- 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
- 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce, such as Tabasco, or more to taste
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
Place zucchini in a microwave-safe dish, cover with a damp paper towel and microwave on High until tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain in a sieve, pressing lightly on the zucchini to extract any liquid.
Transfer the zucchini to a large bowl; add avocado, cilantro, onion, garlic, lime juice, hot sauce and salt and coarsely mash until combined. Enjoy with your favorite veggie or on top of a grilled burger!