This Month’s Recipe

Smoky Guacamole

source: Good Housekeeping


The secret to super-addictive guac is grilled avocados.

YIELD: 1 1/4 cup


2 ripe avocados, halved and pitted

2 tsp. vegetable oil

3 tbsp. fresh lime juice

1 clove garlic, crushed with press

1/2 tsp. ground chipotle chile

1/4 c. finely chopped red onion

1/4 c. finely chopped fresh cilantro

Tortilla Chips, for serving


  1. Heat grill to medium-high. Brush cut sides of avocados with oil. Grill 2 to 4 minutes or until grill marks appear.
  2. Transfer avocados to cutting board; cool slightly. Remove avocados from peel. Mash with lime juice, garlic, chipotle, and 1/2 teaspoon salt until almost smooth. Stir in red onion and cilantro. Transfer to serving bowl. Refrigerate, covered, until cold, about 1 hour. Serve with tortilla chips.
Nutritional Information (per 1/3 cup): Calories 190; Protein 2g; Carbohydrate 11g; Total Fat 17g; Saturated Fat 2g; Dietary Fiber 7g; Sodium 265mg