Pear-fect Guacamole
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No need for mayo or sour cream here: just fresh, flavourful ingredients the way nature intended. Use it as a dip for your whole grain tortilla chips, as a spread in fajitas or burritos or swap it in for your usual sandwich and burger condiments. Trust me, once you try this pear-fect guac, you'll never go back!
Recipe type: Appetizer/Condiment
Serves: 2 cups
  • 2 large ripe avocados
  • 2 Tbsp of fresh lime juice (add more to taste)
  • 2 Tbsp minced red onion
  • 1 - 2 Tbsp cilantro, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • ¼ tsp. chili powder
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • ½ cup diced pears
  1. Cut avocado in half, remove seed and then scoop flesh into a bowl.
  2. Add lime juice to prevent browning and soften avocado.
  3. Using a fork, mash the avocado to desired consistency (I like a few chunks in mine)
  4. Add all remaining ingredients, except pears, and mix well.
  5. Add diced pears and stir gently to combine.
  6. Tightly cover with plastic and refrigerate until ready to serve.
*Nutrition information analyzed using
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅙ recipe Calories: 112 Fat: 9.8 Saturated fat: 1.4 Unsaturated fat: 8.4 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 6.8 Sugar: 0.7 Sodium: 5.8 Fiber: 4.6 Protein: 1.5 Cholesterol: 0
Recipe by Erika Brown R.D. at