Recipes and Cooking Basil Guacamole 4.1 (8) Prepared in less than 30 minutes, basil gives this crunchy Mexican-inspired dip a fresh, balanced flavor. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Kim Cornelison Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 16 Yield: 2 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 ripe, medium avocados, halved, seeded, and peeled ¾ cup snipped fresh basil ½ cup chopped seeded tomato 2 tablespoon chopped green onion 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice ¼ - ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper or few drops bottled hot pepper sauce Tortilla chips Directions In a bowl mash avocado with a fork Stir in basil, tomato, green onion, lime juice, salt, and red pepper. Serve immediately with tortilla chips. Makes about 2 cups (16 2-tablespoon servings). Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 40 Calories 4g Fat 2g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 16 Calories 40 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 40mg 2% Total Carbohydrate 2g 1% Protein 1g Vitamin C 3.5mg 18% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.4mg 2% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.