Tag Archives: Avocado

Mixed Up Mango Bean Wraps

Mixed Up Mango Bean Wraps
 
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Recipe type: Sandwich
Cuisine: Mexican
 
Ingredients
  • 2 sweet bell peppers, diced
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced
  • 1 15 oz cans black beans, rinsed and drained well
  • 2 mangos, diced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted, peeled, diced
  • 4 (medium size) healthy tortillas (corn, sun-dried tomato, spinach, low carb, whatever you like); you may warm these if you wish before filling
Instructions
  1. In a skillet over medium heat, add a small amount of oil, bell peppers and onion, stir and cook until softened
  2. Add the beans, reduce heat to low and cook gently for 5 minutes.
  3. In bowl combine mangos, lime juice, cilantro, and avocado, stir and keep cold.
  4. Evenly divide the warm bean mixture in the middle of each tortilla, then evenly divide the cold mango mixture on top of each.
  5. Roll the tortillas up and serve.

 

Tomato Avocado Guacamole

Tomato Avocado Guacamole
 
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Recipe type: Dip
Cuisine: Mexican
 
Ingredients
  • 4 ripe avocados, seed and skin removed
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 1 Roma tomato, finely diced
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • dash ground cumin
  • dash hot pepper sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Mash avocado in a bowl with a fork.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and stir well.
  3. Serve immediately.

 

Tomato Avocado Salsa

Tomato Avocado Salsa
 
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Ingredients
  • 6 Roma tomatoes, finely diced
  • 1 small sweet onion, finely diced
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 ripe avocado, finely diced
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large glass bowl, except salt.
  2. Add salt and stir again.
  3. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and let rest for 15 minutes at room temperature.
  4. Serve with tortilla chips.

 

Traditional Table-Side Guacamole

Traditional Table-Side Guacamole
 
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Recipe type: Dip
Cuisine: Mexican
 
Ingredients
  • 4 ripe avocados, pit and peel removed, then diced
  • 1 small sweet onion, minced
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 1 or 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and grated or finely chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In bowl smash avocado with fork
  2. Add remaining ingredients and stir well.

 

Citrus Ceviche

Citrus Ceviche
 
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Recipe type: Fish
Cuisine: Mexican
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb raw firm white fish - Examples: tilapia, cod, haddock, etc.
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • ½ cup sweet onion, finely diced
  • ½ cup Roma tomatoes, finely diced
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeds removed, minced
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp dried oregano flakes
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 ripe avocado, diced
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
Instructions
  1. Cut the raw fish up into small (1/2 inch) cubes and put in a large glass bowl or baking dish.
  2. Add to the fish the next 8 ingredients; toss gently to combine, then cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for about 4 to 6 hours.
  3. Remove and add the olive oil, avocado, and cilantro; toss and serve immediately with crackers, tortilla chips, on greens, or as a condiment or side dish.
  4. The citrus 'cooks' the fish, similar to pickling but without a vinegar taste, so you are not actually eating raw fish.