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Healthy Gameday Snacks: Healthier Guacamole

Everyone loves guacamole. And to those who don't love guacamole, they probably haven't had it yet. Either way, this guac has a secret ingredient that makes this dip healthy, lower in calories, but just as delicious. Psst... the secret ingredient is peas.


  • 1 cup frozen peas, slightly thawed
  • 1 medium avocado, peeled, pitted, and chopped
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • Fine sea salt to taste


  1. Place your frozen peas in a food processor and pulse until the peas are smooth.
  2. In a medium bowl, add your peas, tomato, onion, cilantro, garlic, and lime juice and combine. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add in your avocado chunks and mix to combine. Mash with a fork to your desired thickness.
  4. Serve with tortilla chips or vegetables of choice.

Updated October 4, 2021

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