Guacamole is a dip that is incredibly popular in the USA and Mexico, but how many calories are in guacamole? This page is going to provide you with some examples of guacamole, as well as some information on guacamole nutrition. For those of you who do not know what guacamole is and what it is made from, we have also provided an explanation of this for you.
What is guacamole?
Before we go on to tell you about calories guacamole contains, we are going to provide a quick explanation as to what guacamole is. Traditionally guacamole is something that is made of avocados and molcajete, when they are mashed together and salt added, the end product being a thick paste. There are many other varieties that are made these days with various other ingredients such as chillies, peppers and tomatoes. Guacamole is most commonly used as a dip, and one that is incredibly popular each year when the Superbowl comes round, as millions of people are sat with their chips and dips in front of the television. The actual meaning of the world guacamole is avocado sauce.
How many calories in guacamole?
In this section we are going to provide some different examples of calories in guacamole, using different serving sizes.
- In a 1.1 oz tablespoon of guacamole dip there are 50 calories
- In 1 oz of guacamole there are 45 calories
- In 10 g of guacamole there are 16 calories
Please note that the above calorific values are approximations.
When it comes to buying ready made guacamole it is always wise to have a look at the label on the packet, as this will have the exact calorific details of the product, something that can vary from brand to brand.
As we have already stated, the primary ingredient or guacamole is the avocado, to find out how many calories are in an avocado, please click here.
Guacamole nutrition facts
Below we have listed the nutrients that your body will gain from consuming guacamole:
In 1 oz of guacamole there are:
- Sodium - 42 milligrams
- Potassium - 135 milligrams
- Vitamin B3 Niacin
- Vitamin B6
- Vitamin B9 Folate
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin K
- Fiber - 1.9 g
- Fats - 4.06 g
- Carbohydrates - 2.41 g
- Protein - 0.56 g
- Sugars - 0.2 g
Where exact numbers are not provided the amount of nutrients are traces.
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