I love Mexican food and i find it much healthier when i make  it at home. I make quesadillas, tacos and burritos quite often but of course with lots of variations and try to use healthier alternatives as much as possible without compromising the taste. Fortunately or unfortunately there is no low fat alternative to avocado and i can't think of Mexican food without guacamole!.
yes, avocado has lots of fat!, but its a good kind of fat that tends to lowers cholesterol and despite that avocado is extremely nutritious with lots of fiber, vitamins and minerals in it., so i think its okay to treat yourself once in a while. :)
and...so i  did, I made vegetable quesadillas with guacamole and salsa...yum!
will post the quesadillas recipe in the next post...till then enjoy the tasty guacamole recipe-


  • Ripe Avocados- 2 (peeled, halved and seeded)
  • Onion- 1 tablespoon
  • Fresh Lemon juice- 2 tablespoons
  • Cumin powder - a pinch
  • Fresh cilantro- 1 tablespoon
  • Salt- to taste
  • Pepper- to taste
  • Mash Avocados with a fork or with a potato masher.
  • Add all the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Taste for the salt and adjust if required.
  • Cover with a plastic wrap and let it sit for few minutes.
  • Serve!

Posted by sneh On Friday, September 10, 2010 9 comments


  1. u hv got great collection of recipes.keep it up.do visit and comment on my food blog too.my blog is meghasyummyfooddelight.blogspot.com

  2. Well I think you really have a good taste..I love avocados too, its really healthy to eat..I wish to get more recipe from you. Thanks.

  3. Hy Sneh,

    Love this innovative dish...absolutely amazing...!
    First time here....fascinating collection of recipes you have...Am your happy followr now..:)

    Do drop in at my space sometime...!

  4. This was a very tasty stir fry, however, don't make the same mistake I did. I used purple cabbage and the leftovers turned blue!

  5. Hey Sneh,

    Very innovative dear...:)Love it..:)Love the prsentation as well..:)



  6. Hey sneh ..thanks for the entry ..
    i am sorry for one mistake though...my email address is spicemantra@live.com...could you resend the entry ...


  7. Hey sneh ..thanks for the entry ..
    i am sorry for one mistake though...my email address is spicemantra@live.com...could you resend the entry ...

    Dont want to miss your entry :)


  8. This is easy I can make it right now. But I don't have all the ingredients at the moment. It sure do looks delicious. Thanks for sharing it.


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