Poor Man's Butter (Sort of Chunky Guacamole)

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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Felina

I originally found this in a Junior League Cookbook from El Paso, Texas. It is called Mantequilla de pobre (Poor man's butter). I have tweaked the original recipe by adding garlic, jalapeño and a can of mild green chilies. People actually devour this - hardly coming up for air! I am frequently asked for this recipe, I am posting it so that I can just send the link! If I remember correctly, I usually end up adding a bit more of the red wine vinegar than is called for here. I think that really makes it! Don't omit the cilantro!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix chopped ingredients together; add salt.
  2. Add cilantro, oil and vinegar.
  3. Chill 1 hour.
  4. Mix again.
  5. Taste and add a bit more red wine vinegar if you like.
  6. Serve with chips.

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