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Avocado and Tomatillo DipAvocado and Tomatillo Dip

Jami Nolen, Nutrition Program Associate

February 6, 2011


Super Bowl Sunday gatherings offer lots of chips and dip options. This Avocado and Tomatillo Dip is perfect for the game and for your waistline!



Makes 2 cups (serving size: 1/3 cup)



  • 1 medium avocado (about 1/2 pound), peeled and halved
  • 1 (11-ounce) can tomatilloes, drained
  • 1 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 jalapeņo, seeded and minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper



Place the avocado and tomatilloes in food processor, and process until smooth. Spoon mixture into a medium bowl; stir in remaining ingredients. Cover and chill 1 hour.


Nutrition Information

Calories: 72 (65% from fat)
Fat: 5.2 g (sat 0.8 g, mono 3.2 g, poly 0.7 g)
Protein: 1.3 g
Carbohydrate: 6.9 g
Fiber: 1.4 g
Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
Iron: 0.6 mg
Sodium: 139 mg
Calcium: 20 mg


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