Easy Low Sodium Guacamole
Guacamole can be served as a flavorful dip at parties, as a side dish to quesadillas and other Mexican dishes, and it’s amazing in salads. Unfortunately for many of us who are following a low sodium lifestyle, most guacamole recipes are very heavy in salts and therefore, they don’t make the dietary cut and we miss out on enjoying this healthy power food. If you’re on a heart-healthy diet, this low sodium guacamole recipe will allow you to enjoy all of the flavor and texture of typical guacamole without all of the sodium.
- 2 large avocados
- 1 medium vine-ripened tomato
- ¼ cup onion, chopped
- 1 garlic clove, chopped
- 1 lemon or lime (your choice depending on your flavor preference)
- 10 shakes of your favorite hot sauce (more or less depending on how hot you like it)
- ½ capful malt or apple cider vinegar
- Cut avocados in half, remove pit, scoop meat out, and place in a mixer.
- Quarter tomato, chop onion and garlic, then put them in your mixer.
- Cut your lemon and squeeze the juice over the vegetables in the mixer.
- Pour in your desired amount of hot sauce and the vinegar.
- Mix to desired consistency.
- Store unused portion in a covered container in the refrigerator with a slice of onion on top of it to keep it from turning brown.
Serve this low sodium guacamole as a healthier party snack and your guests will thank you too. Guacamole is such a healthy dip or spread and it’s absolutely perfect on burgers and sandwiches. If you love this low sodium recipe, be sure to find more like it in our low sodium section. Enjoy!