Avocado, also known as the alligator pear, is high in monounsaturated fat and a good source of lutein, an antioxidant that may protect vision. This mixture is a great dressing for mixed green salads and is a good topping for fish or chicken.

Serves 4

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 2 teaspoons chopped onion
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and mashed

Directions:

In a small bowl, combine sour cream, onion, hot sauce and avocado. Mix to blend the ingredients evenly. Serve with baked tortilla chips or sliced vegetables.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving size: 1/4 cup
  • Total carbohydrate: 8 g
  • Dietary fiber: 2 g
  • Sodium: 51 mg
  • Saturated fat: 1 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3 g
  • Total fat: 5 g
  • Cholesterol: 3 mg
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Calories: 85
  • Fats and oils: 1
  • Vegetables: 2
  • Fats: 1
  • Nonstarchy vegetables: 2
Last Updated: 2013-05-01
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