Guacamole

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We LOVE guacamole at our house. It’s so easy to make & so much better for you than the pre-made versions that you find at the grocery (at least at mine anyway). If you are having a big to do & want this as an easy appetizer, it’s easy to double. Plus it’s incredibly colorful & smells scrumptious. If you’d like to add a kick to your guacamole, feel free to add in a minced jalapeno (with or without seeds depending on how brave you are). We like to eat our guacamole with pita chips, tortilla chips or carrot sticks. Or for a real change try putting it inside of mushroom caps & serving it that way!

So next time you’re in the mood for some guacamole, pick up the ingredients from your local farmers market or grocery & give it a go. You’ll be AMAZED how deliciously simple it is! The only thing I normally have to pick up are the avocados. The rest are pantry staples in my house! Ah, the importance of a well stocked pantry, perhaps this should be a topic for an upcoming blog entry!

Baci!


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Guacamole

What you’ll need:
4 Haas Avocados
1 small onion – minced
1 clove of garlic – minced
1 roma tomato – diced
squeeze of fresh lime juice
cilantro – chopped roughly
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What to do:
Remove the avocado from skin & discard pitt. In a bowl add your avocado, onion & garlic & mix together to your desired level of consistency. Add a squeeze of lime juice & season with salt & pepper. Taste & check for seasoning (add more if necessary) Mix together. Add in your tomatoes & cilantro & give a final stir.

Buon Appetito!

9 Comments

  1. 1

    I love guacamole!!! What a a simple and easy recipe this is.

  2. 2

    I’m addicted to guacamole! I especially like mine on hamburgers instead of ketchup and mustard. I like it with some spice, and recently I added a little Thai chili paste to it since I couldn’t find any hot chilies around–it was a great addition!

  3. 3

    Guacamole is one of those foods that I need to desire. It is not something I would eat all the time, but when I crave it, it better be great. Noting your recipe for the next time the crave hits.

  4. 4

    I adore guacamole! I love to make a fresh batch of roasted tomato salsa alongside a big dish of guac in the summertime. I usually end up eating so much of it that I’m no longer hungry for dinner, but salsa and guac are so healthy that I don’t mind! (I don’t allow myself to consider the chip factor). Yours looks like a delicious recipe – thanks!

  5. 5

    Yummy guacamole. Looking forward to trying out your recipe.

  6. 6

    So seasonal and so good!

  7. 7

    I was just thinking about guacamole yesterday!!
    This time I will add some feta cheese so that it becomes more creamy and salty, what do you think?

  8. 8

    Guacamole – so simple yet so good. A friend on mine is from Texas & he makes superb guacamole from mainly powderd spices. The key he says, the avocados have to be ripe. *a ha!* :-)

  9. 9

    Adorable blog! I’m salivating just reading this recipe. Love all those flavors, esp. limes!

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