Guacamole with Toasted Pepitas and Cotija Cheese
Guacamole with Toasted Pepitas and Cotija Cheese
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 10 min
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  • Summary

    Crunchy toasted pumpkin seeds and the salty, pleasantly funky Mexican cheese known as cotija take this otherwise classic guacamole to new heights.

    Ingredients

    • 3 ripe but firm avocados, peeled and pitted
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
    • 1/4 cup chopped jalapeno
    • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
    • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
    • 1/4 cup toasted pepitas
    • 3 tablespoons crumbled cotija or feta cheese

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 500 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 42 g 64.45%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 36.9%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 8 mg 2.5%
    • Sodium: 324 mg 13.48%
    • Calcium: 90 mg 9.04%
    • Potassium: 1134 mg 32.39%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.17%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 24 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 16 g 64.6%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 13 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 17.8%
    • Vitamin C 43.33%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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