Move over, avocado — these fresh, tasty and fun variations on guacamole are ripe for the dipping.
When it comes to healthy dips, guac rocks, but seasonal avocado shortages can sometimes price the plump green fruit out of the budget. These variations rely on creative stand-ins such as shishito peppers, sweet peas and poblanos. The best part is, unlike guacamole, they’ll keep their vibrant color for days, so they’re perfect for make-ahead snacks and party apps. Read on for fresh ways to do this dip.
Did You Know?
Did you know that peas, edamame and poblano peppers are all plentiful sources of potassium, with edamame weighing in as the richest source with over 430 milligrams per 100-gram serving? Potassium regulates cells, nerves and muscle contractions, and inadequate levels may cause weakness, muscle cramping and the development of abnormal heart rhythm. Less than 2% of Americans are consuming the recommended 4,700 mg per day. Balance your potassium levels with these nutrient-dense dips.