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Mango-Avocado Salsa with BBQ Chicken

One of my favorite foods in the whole wide world is avocado. It's a great thing to love because they have nearly 20 essential nutrients, including fiber, potassium, Vitamin E, B-vitamins, and folic acid. The only thing that I need to be careful with is that they are loaded with calories as well. One whole medium sized avocado is a whooping 250 calories!
I was recipe searching back in April and came upon a mango-avocado salsa that I just had to try. We've had mango salsa many times before, but adding avocado was a whole new ball game. It was quite simple... cubed avocado, mango (I used frozen), and tomato, plus some diced red onion. Mix it all up and there you go.

I served it over BBQ grilled chicken. Usually we have our chicken smothered with BBQ sauce, but this time I only marinaded it in some Budwiser brand BBQ sauce. Millard put it on the grill and held off on the extra sauce. It was a good choice.

Our sides were sauteed a mix of fresh and frozen peas and asparagus.

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  1. We got a taste for Avocado's when we lived in Los Angeles. There was a tree on the base that we could pick from and I have to say, those were the best I'd ever had! Nice and ripe... right from the tree!

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  2. Ohhhhh... an Avocado tree! I bet they were delicious picked right from the tree like that.

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