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postheadericon Quick Guacamole Appetizer

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Quick Guacamole Appetizer is a delicious, creamy and spicy recipe which takes only (25) minutes total time. It is made from all fresh ingredients and no cooking. Suggestion: Use for large gatherings for holidays, events and TV-game gatherings. Ingredients Include: Avocados, onion, lime juice, jalapeno pepper, tomatoes and sour cream. It is well-seasoned with salt, black pepper and served with tortilla chips. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (3 PointsPlus), (5 SmartPoints) recipe. Makes: (8) Servings. Serving Size: (1) cup dip per serving. Quick Guacamole Appetizer will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: About 25 Minutes.

Total Time: 25 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

2 Avocadoes
1/2 of a medium-size onion, diced
1 jalapeno pepper, ends trimmed,
halved lengthwise, seeded, chopped

8 cherry tomatoes, stemmed, halved, chopped
Freshly squeezed lime juice from 1 lime.
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Salt & ground black pepper, to taste.
Tortilla chips.

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postheadericon Spicy Avocado Dip

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Spicy Avocado Dip is a quick (26) minute recipe for a creamy, Tex-Mex style appetizer which uses pita chips for dipping. The only cooking will be for the pita chips. Ingredients Include: Avocado, pita bread, green peas, cilantro and lime juice. It is well-seasoned with cumin, chile powder, cayenne pepper and salt. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (4 SmartPoints, (4 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (6) servings. Spicy Avocado Dip will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

Prep Time: About 20 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 6 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1-1/2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ancho chile powder
1/4 tsp kosher salt
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
3 (6″) whole-grain pitas, split
Cooking spray
1 cup frozen green peas, thawed
3 Tbsp water
1 Tbsp lime juice
1 large ripe avocado, peeled, halved, pitted
2 Tbsp fresh cilantro leaves
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postheadericon Deviled Avocado Eggs

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Deviled Avocado Eggs is a great appetizer recipe for a different style of the classic deviled-egg. Summary: The egg yolks are mixed with chopped and mashed avocado, fresh lemon juice, mayonnaise, garlic powder, cayenne pepper and chilled. A simple and delicious recipe which can be used for any large gathering, holiday or event. This is also a healthy, low calories, low fat, low carbohydrates, low sodium, low sugars, diabetic-friendly, Weight Watchers (2 SmartPoints) (2 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes (12) Servings. Deviled Avocado Eggs will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.

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INGREDIENTS:

(6) Hard-boiled eggs
1 medium-size avocado, peeled, pitted,
diced small

3 Tbsp light mayonnaise
2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/8 tsp garlic powder
1/8 tsp ground cayenne pepper
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postheadericon Avocado-Pineapple Salad

5.00 avg. rating (90% score) - 1 vote

Avocado-Pineapple Salad is a delicious recipe for a Cuban-style fruit salad. Key Ingredients: Ripe avocados, fresh pineapple, onions and lime juice. A truly tropical salad that is both delicious and easy to make. It is also a healthy, low calories, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, heart-healthy, diabetic-friendly, vegetarian and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (5 PointsPlus) recipe. Makes: (8) Servings. Avocado-Pineapple Salad will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.avocado-pineapple-salad

Prep Time: About 30 Minutes.
Total Time: 30-35 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1/4 cup thinly sliced red onion, separated into rings
Ice water
2 firm ripe avocados
1 medium-size fresh pineapple
3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 Tbsp fresh lime juice
1/2 tsp Kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
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postheadericon Pork Tenderloin-Avocado Salad

5.00 avg. rating (92% score) - 3 votes

Pork Tenderloin-Avocado Salad with a made from scratch viniagrette is a full meal salad. Healthy, delicious and nutritious; seasoned with lemon and sage. It is low in calories, low carbohydrates, low sodium, high in vitamins and fiber. It’s also a Diabetic (1) Carb Choice and a Weight Watchers (7) PointsPlus+ recipe. Pork Tenderloin-Avocado Salad makes 6 Servings at (2 Cups) per serving.

Ingredients:

1 (1 lb) pork tenderloinpork-tenderloin-avocado-salad
1 tbsp finely shredded lemon peel
6 leaves fresh sage, thinly sliced or 1/2 tsp dried rubbed sage
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp ground black pepper
1/8 tsp salt
1 tbsp olive oil
1 head green leaf lettuce, torn
1-1/2 cups chopped tomatoes
1 avocado, halved, pitted, peeled & chopped
1 cup canned black beans, rinsed & drained
1/2 cup chopped green onions
Red Hot Pepper Vinaigrette (recipe below)

Directions:

1. Trim fat from pork. Cut pork crosswise into 1/4 inch thick slices. Place pork slices in a large bowl. Add lemon peel, sage, cumin, pepper and salt. Toss well to coat. Let stand for 10 minutes.

2.  In a very large skillet cook pork, half at a time in hot oil over medium-high heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until meat is just slightly pink in center, turning once. Remove from skillet and set aside.

3. Place lettuce on a serving platter. Top with tomatoes, avocado, beans and green onions. Arrange pork slices over salad. Drizzle with some Red Hot Pepper Vinaigrette; pass remaining vinaigrette.

Yield: 6 Servings
Serving Size: 2 Cups per serving

WW PointsPlus = 7

Carb Choices: 1

Diet Exchange:
2 Vegetables +1 Starch + 3 Meat (VL) + 3 Fat

Nutritional Information:
Calories: 266, Fat 14g, Cholesterol 49mg, Carbohydrates 17g, Sugars 5g, Sodium 269mg, Fiber 7g, Protein 21g, Vitamin A 4179(IU), Vitamin C 53mg, Calcium 61mg, Potassium 807mg, Iron 2mg

Red Hot Pepper Vinaigrette

1 red bell pepper
1 fresh jalapeno pepper
2 tbsp lime juice
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp olive oil
1/8 tsp salt

1.  Preheat oven to 425 F. Halve the bell pepper and jalapeno lengthwise. Remove stems, seeds, and membranes. Place pepper halves, cut sides down, on a foil-lined baking sheet. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until skin is blistered and charred. Bring foil up around peppers to enclose. Let stand about 15 minutes or until cool. Use a sharp knife to loosen edges of the skins; gently pull off the skin in strips and discard.

2. Place peppers in a blender or food processor. Add lime juice, vinegar, olive oil and salt. Cover and blend or process until smooth.
Yield: 3/4 cup

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