Pea Guacamole

I love guacamole and avocados in any form. But organic avocados can get a bit spendy when you buy a bunch to make something with.  One really good solution…adding green peas to it to not only extend the guacamole, but also add some protein and keep it green as well (this guac doesn’t discolor as bad as the regular stuff).  This is delicious, and easy to make if you have a blender or food processor.  Not only that, peas are in season now that it is Spring, so it is the perfect time of the year to enjoy them!

Author: Amy Lyons O’Neil

Amy has worked for Fresh and Natural Foods since 2006 contributing to the variety of healthful foods we offer. She graduated with a degree in studio art from Bethel University in 2007, but in her senior year of college, found that her passion was with the art of food. She later used her photography and culinary skills to create a vegan food and recipe blog, Fragrant Vanilla Cake. She has also written 3 cookbooks. She specializes in vegan and vegetarian recipes. Local, fresh and organic food has always been her focus in whatever she creates.



Ingredients


Instructions

  1. In a high speed blender, combine the avocados, peas, garlic, sea salt, and lime juice, and blend until smooth.
  2. Remove from the blender and stir in the rest of the ingredients.
  3. Enjoy!

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Recipe Type

  • Dairy-Free
  • Gluten-Free
  • Heart Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Course Type

  • Appetizer
  • Snack

Skill Level

  • Beginner
  • Easy