nutritional information

Per Guacamole cup:

  • Calories: 121
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Total Fat: 8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 21 mg
  • Fiber: 6 g
  • Sugar: 6 g
Vegan Gluten-Free

Guacamole Reinvented

Guacamole Reinvented

Serves 6

30 minutes or fewer

Once the flesh has been scooped out, halved avocado skins make pretty single-serving cups for guacamole; serve them on saucers, surrounded by tortilla chips. They make a tasty preamble to a chili supper or a Mexican-style stew such as Vegetarian Posole Stew or Chorizo and Potatoes Tinga.
  • 3 small avocados
  • 3 small oranges
  • 2 cups radishes, diced
  • 1 ½ cups finely chopped romaine lettuce
  • 6 green onions, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 3 Tbs. lime juice
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1–2 drops hot sauce, optional

1. Halve and pit avocados. Score each avocado half 7 times lengthwise and 7 times crosswise to dice. Scoop out with soup spoon, and place avocado dice in large bowl. Reserve avocado shells.

2. Cut peel and pith from oranges with knife, then slice each orange into 4 slices. Cut each orange slice into 6 small triangular pieces. Add to bowl with diced avocado. Add radishes, romaine, green onions, lime juice, cilantro, and hot sauce (if using) to bowl. Season with salt and pepper, if desired, and gently toss to coat.

3. Scoop avocado mixture into avocado shells. Serve immediately.

October 2011 p.30

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This is so delicious! Nice to have a different version of guacamole, my taste buds were going in every direction. Perfect!

Shannon Fagan - 2016-02-16 14:04:17

I love all!!!! thank you for sharing.

gigi winsett - 2014-05-03 00:43:14

Would like to try a vegetarian diet

Denise McGowan - 2014-05-02 22:18:37

I would really miss the tomatoes in this, so I think I will add them, maybe cut back on the oranges or radishes.

Sunny B - 2014-05-02 19:53:20

Was pretty good, will make it again. Left out the onions; we're not big on raw onion. Going to add some seitan in a burrito next time. Was apprehensive about the radish - I don't remember liking radishes - but they didn't distract from anything. Mandarin oranges would probably work well.

Ryan Kendall - 2012-04-25 01:42:18


Awinte - 2012-04-16 04:20:08

With so much left over, the proportions seem to be way off. You will have more than what you can fit back into the shells. I used two juicy minneola oranges and that was more than enough, too.

Donald Dalley - 2012-04-10 00:59:55

I just made this. Its pretty decent but feels like something is missing from it. Overall it tastes good but I'm unsure if I'd make it again.

Christopher Shilney - 2012-04-02 02:17:03

Can't wait to make this! Looks amazing! Can someone suggest something healthier to dip than tortilla chips?

Calig - 2012-03-20 11:28:19

Even the male in the house like this dish. We made a meal of it with a vegetable side.

Diana Leclerc - 2011-11-17 19:42:56