Who doesn’t like a good guacamole adaptation?! True, why mess with a good thing, but I was still curious about what adding broccoli would do, and I’m very glad I did. This is a much lighter alternative to guacamole, and it makes you feel good because there’s broccoli in it. I thought this would be a kid-friendly recipe, which it’s not completely, but if yours are willing to taste it, they may just love it (or take three bites and realize they don’t yet). It is definitely husband approved, and he thought the jalapeno would add a nice kick.
makes about 1 1/2 cups
adapted from Malibu Farm Cookbook
1 cup broccoli florets
1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
Jalapeno pepper, chopped and to taste (optional)
1/2 bunch cilantro
2 limes juiced OR 2 tbsp lime juice
1/2 avocado – or more (up to 2), if you want it creamier
Cook broccoli florets in boiling, salted water for 1 minute. Remove and place in food processor with the rest of the ingredients (except the avocado). Pulse until all chopped up. Taste, and if desired, add 1/2 avocado, up to 2 avocados total. Add salt to taste if needed. Enjoy with chips.