Recipe: Tropical Guacamole Dip

Olympic medal gymnast and marathon runner Shawn Johnson shares one of her favorites recipes - full of heart healthy nutrients!

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An unexpected burst of pomegranate seeds make this dip a favorite for Olympic medalist Shawn Johnson. Try it with pita chips or endive leaves!

Tropical Guacamole Dip

Serves 4

2 avocados, pitted and peeled
1 Tbsp. basil, chopped
1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
2 tsp. cumin
2 Tbsp. jalapeños, seeded and chopped
2 Tbsp. green onions, chopped
Juice of 1 lime
Salt and pepper, to taste

Mash avocados in medium bowl until chunky. Gently mix in pomegranate seeds and basil. Add remaining ingredients and season to taste.

Nutritional info per serving: 175 calories, 15g fat, 2g protein, 8mg sodium, 12g carbohydrates, 4g sugar.