Yogurt contributes a creamier texture to this traditional Mexican dish. If you prefer a spicier flavor, add more chilies and chili powder.
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves 1 medium garlic clove, peeled, quartered 1 small scallion, trimmed, cut into 1-inch pieces 1/2 small green chili, seeded and quartered 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 cup non-fat plain yogurt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 small plum tomato, cut into 12 pieces 2 small ripe avocados, peeled, pits removed, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
Calories 39 (69% from fat) • carb. 2g • pro. 1g • fat 3g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 30mg • calc. 5mg • fiber 3mg
Place cilantro, garlic, scallion, chili, salt and chili powder in a Cuisinart® SmartPower; 7 Speed Electronic Blender jar. Place cover on blender jar. Turn blender ON and pulse on Stir until coarsely chopped, about 5 - 6 times. Add yogurt, lemon juice and tomato pieces. Pulse on Stir until coarsely chopped, about 5 times, then run continuously on Stir until combined, about 10 seconds. Add avocado pieces and pulse on Stir to combine, about 10 times. Turn blender OFF. Scrape blender jar with a spatula. Turn blender ON. Run continuously on Stir until combined but still chunky, about 10 seconds. Turn blender OFF.