Skinny Guacamole

Makes: 4 servings, about 1/2 cup each
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

INGREDIENTS

1 large zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 large ripe avocado, cubed
1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce, such as Tabasco, or more to taste
1/4 teaspoon salt

PREPARATION

Place zucchini in a microwave-safe dish, cover with a damp paper towel and microwave on High until tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain in a sieve, pressing lightly on the zucchini to extract any liquid.
Transfer the zucchini to a large bowl; add avocado, cilantro, onion, garlic, lime juice, hot sauce and salt and coarsely mash until combined.

TIPS & NOTES

Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

NUTRITION

Per serving: 96 calories; 8 g fat (1 g sat, 5 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 8 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 2 g protein; 4 g fiber; 167 mg sodium; 409 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (27% daily value)

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 1/2 fat