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Avocado and Belgian Endive Salad

32 Reviews
90% would make this recipe again

Mashed avocado with lime juice and Belgian endive.

A different presentation of the Mexican classic «guacamole».

Preparation : 15 min
130 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Diabetes-friendly
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

2 avocados 340 g
1/4 cup capers, chopped 40 g
4 green onions/scallions, chopped
1/4 cup lime juice, freshly squeezed 2 limes
1 Belgian endive (Witloof) 150 g
2 tomatoes 240 g
2 tbsp chives, fresh, chopped [optional] 6 g
2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped [optional] 4 g
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]

Method

  1. Cut the avocados in half, twist out the pit, spoon out the flesh, then put it in a bowl and mash it. Mince the capers, chives (optional), and green onions then add them to the bowl. Combine well, then pour in the lime juice. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Portion out the purée onto the individual serving plates. Put it in the center of the plates, and arrange the Belgian endive leaves around the purée, alternating with tomato segments.
  3. Garnish with chopped cilantro leaves. Serve immediately.

Remarks

If not used within 1 h, the mashed avocado must be covered very well with plastic wrap to avoid discolouration and chilled in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (190g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

130

Fat

10 g

15 %

Saturated 1.4 g
+ Trans 0 g

7 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

310 mg

13 %

Carbohydrate

12 g

4 %

Fibre

7 g

27 %

Sugars

3 g

Protein

3 g

Vitamin A

24 %

Vitamin C

39 %

Calcium

4 %

Iron

7 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 2 ¼ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar, Cholesterol, Trans Fat
Low  :
Saturated Fat
Source of  :
Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Zinc
Good source of  :
Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E
Excellent source of  :
Fibre, Folacin, Potassium, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims  :
Heart-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits 0
Vegetables ½
Fats 2

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32 Reviews (32 with rating only ) 90% would make this recipe again