By Meghan Terbush.

Enjoy a rich source of healthy monounsaturated fats and vitamin A from this Mexican and Southwestern favorite!

Prep and Cook Time: 3 minutes
Serving Size: 1


  • 1/2 medium ripe avocado
  • 1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tomato, diced

Serve with:

  • 1/2 cup carrot strips
  • 1/2 cup celery sticks
  • 1/2 cup sliced cucumbers


Combine all ingredients except the tomatoes in a blender and blend for 1 minute. Then mix freshly diced tomatoes before serving. Alternatively, mash the avocado with a potato masher or fork and then add the rest of the ingredients before serving.

Happy cooking!

Recipe from Women’s Health Magazine