Fresh Avocado with Goat Cheese


 Avocados add a creamy and delicious flavor to all types of recipes. Beyond its flavor, this luscious fruit also has many nutritional properties that can be part of a healthful diet. In fact, avocados contain nearly 20 vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients.

The Recipe: Avocado-Cilantro-Bagel-Spread

1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado
1 oz. goat cheese
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1 1/2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
1/8 tsp. black pepper
dash of cayenne pepper
1/8 tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. fresh squeezed lime juice

Combine avocado with goat cheese and mix until well blended. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Adjust salt to taste. Let stand for one hour at room temperature to let flavors blend. Serve. Garnish with fresh lime slices and a sprig of cilantro.

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