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Avocado “Happy Hour” Salsa

Summer is here!!!!  That means burgers, burgers, and more burgers!  I don’t eat my burger with a bun anymore but if you do check out my recipe for hamburger buns.  Instead I get creative with my burger toppings.

I do…

The Traditional:
Bacon
Lettuce
Tomato
Onion

Gourmet:
Caramelized onions
Sautéed mushrooms
Bacon

And now my version of Mexican ……

My avocado salsa burger topping is inspired by guacamole.  I’m crazy for avocado.  Every time I eat some I call it happy hour!  After doing more research on avocados I learned that the tryptophan in avocados turns into serotonin in our brains.  You can read more about the food mood connection in Maria Emmerich’s book (GREAT BOOK!).

Avocado “Happy Hour” Salsa

Author: Carol Lovett
Recipe type: Condiment
Prep time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 1-2
Ingredients
  • ½ of an avocado (chopped)
  • ⅛ cup of diced tomatoes/grape tomatoes
  • ⅛ cup of onions
  • Sprinkle of chopped garlic
  • Sprinkle of salt
  • Dash of lime juice
Instructions
  1. In a bowl mix the ingredients together.
  2. Place on top of a cooked hamburger.
  3. Eat!

 

Enjoy,

 

What is your favourite burger toppings???

3 Responses to Avocado “Happy Hour” Salsa

  1. Carole June 8 at 8:49 pm #

    Nice use of avocado. It would be super if you linked this post in to Food on Friday Series which is all about avocado this week.

    • Ditch The Wheat June 9 at 1:55 am #

      Carole,

      Thanks! I will link my post to your site 😀

      Carol

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