Close up on avocado and our recipe for the best guacamole!


Close up on avocado and our recipe for the best guacamole!

Avocados are loaded with Vitamins C and E, that are essential for the softness and health of the skin and glossiness of the hair. Avocados are also heart healthy as they are rich in omega-9 fatty acids and also have anti-inflammatory properties. Did you know? The main antioxidant in avocado is lutein, which is known to help against eye and heart diseases!

Quick Tip: Cut up slices of avocado with low-fat milk to make a very healthy and wholesome milk shake! You can also add avocado slices to your salad with lemon and a hint of olive oil. Just Delicious

 Guacamole served with Baked Paprika Tortillas

Ingredients for 1 portion      

         40g or 1 medium sized, ripe avocado

         10g chopped tomatoes

         10g finely chopped red onion

         2g fresh lime juice

         1g sea salt

         Pinch of black pepper

         5g freshly chopped green jalapeno

         2g roughly chopped coriander leaves

         25g or 1x10 inch flour tortilla

         500mg  paprika powder

 For the guacamole:

1. Cut the avocado in half, remove the pit and scoop out the flesh into a bowl.

2. Chop the onions, tomatoes, coriander and jalapeno, and add these to the avocado.

3. Add seasoning, olive oil and lime juice and mash up the ingredients with a fork or a potato masher.

 Tip: reserve the pit in case you’re making this recipe ahead of time or in the unlikely instance you might have any leftovers… Place the pit in your guacamole, this will keep your guacamole bright and green! 

 Tortilla:

1. Cut whole-wheat tortilla into triangles. Place on a baking tray and bake in a preheated oven at 180'C for 10mins, until golden.

2. Sprinkle with paprika and allow to cool. 

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