Total Time
40mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is not the one I usually make but it is very good none the less. Make sure you put the pits back in the guacamole, it keeps it from turning black.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 small onion, very finely chopped
  • 2 -3 serranos or 1 -2 jalapeno, stemmed, seeded and very finely chopped
  • 1 medium ripe tomatoes, cored and very finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and very finely chopped (optional)
  • 10 sprigs fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)
  • 3 medium ripe avocados
  • 12 teaspoon salt, about
  • 12 lime, juice of

Directions

  1. Additional chopped onion and fresh cilantro for garnish.
  2. In a medium-size bowl, mix the finely chopped onion and chiles with the optional tomato, garlic, and cilantro.
  3. Close to the time you are going to serve, halve the avocados lengthwise by cutting from the stem to flower ends, around the pits.
  4. Twist the avocado halves in opposite directions to loosen the meat from pits, then scoop out the pits, and reserve.
  5. Scrape the avocado pulp from the skins and add it to the bowl.
  6. Using your hand or a spoon, roughly mash the avocado while mixing in the other ingredients, making a course, thick mass.
  7. Flavor with salt, then enough lime juice to add a little zing, if you wish.
  8. Return the pits to the guacamole and cover with a sheet of plastic wrap pressed directly onto the surface of the mixture.
  9. Set aside for a few minutes to let the flavors blend.

Reviews

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Most Helpful

This was a nice basic guacamole. I used all of the options and the flavors were well balanced. I served this with tortilla chips and it was hard to stop dipping!

cookiedog February 07, 2007

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