Learn how to make Get-Healthy Guacamole, one of Rita's recipes for modest weight loss.

Get-Healthy Guacamole


  • 2 small jalapeño peppers
  • 2 plum tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 small white onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • ¼ teaspoon salt (optional)
  • ½ cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup low-fat sour cream
  • 2 large avocados
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Baked tortilla chips


  1. Remove seeds and ribs from peppers with melon baller – wear gloves when handling. Finely dice. Be careful!
  2. In large bowl stir together the diced peppers, tomatoes, onion, cilantro and salt. Fold in yogurt and sour cream.
  3. Halve, pit and peel avocados. Place in bowl and mash with potato masher. Sprinkle with lime juice. Fold into tomato –yogurt mixture.

Makes 3 cups of guacamole. Serve with the baked chips or assorted raw vegetable dippers.