Pomegranates… in guacamole?? Don’t knock it until you try! This fun twist on traditional guacamole is the perfect potluck dish. The pomegranate seeds lend a pop of juicy, sweet flavor. You might want to double the recipe because this Pomegranate Guacamole is going to be a hit.
Yield: Makes about 2 cups
Author: Kayli Anderson MS RDN
Prep time: 10 MinTotal time: 10 Min
2 ripe avocados
1/2 red onion
1/4 cup fresh cilantro
Juice of 1 lime
¼ cup pumpkin seeds
1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
1/4 teaspoon pepper (or to taste)
Score the outside of the pomegranate with two perpendicular cuts around the circumference. Twist open into 4 segments, and separate the seeds from the skin. (Want to see how to do this with no mess? Watch here!) Place pomegranate seeds in a clean bowl and set aside.
Slice open avocado, scoop out the flesh, transfer to a bowl, and mash well with a fork.
Roughly chop cilantro.
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and gently fold.