Award Winning Guacamole

"This recipe comes from The Best of Mexico cookbook. It won first place at my work site last year during our annual Cinco Day Mayo salsa and guacamole competition. Wear gloves when you chop the Serrano chilies. There is not a lot of lime juice in this recipe so prepare it as close to serving time as possible to avoid browning."
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  • Cut avocados in half and remove pits.
  • Scoop the avocado into a bowl and coarsely mash.
  • Add the onions, tomatoes, Serrano chili, lime juice, and salt.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Press plastic wrap down tightly on top of the guacamole until ready to serve to prevent the avocado from turning brown.

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  1. teresas
    Wow! This is so yummy. I needed some guacamole for recipe #375957. DH and I normally don't eat it cuz we find it has no flavor...but this is packed full of it. We loved the serrano and cilantro in this recipe cuz it added a nice touch of heat and the flavor we enjoy. Thanks for posting this. It will be our chosen guacamole dish in the future. :)
  2. Andi Longmeadow Farm
    A super-duper quac this is, too! I love the use of *white* onion here. The contrast of green avocado, white onion, and green chilies, and plum tomatoes makes this as visually appealing as when you keep downing one for bite. I cut back on the onion to 1/4 cup, and used one whole serrano chili. My avocados were small, thus I felt the need to cut back a bit, but other then that just delightful. Fresh cilantro is a must here, and truly not "hot" at all, just a nice kick. Will use this often, and I am glad we found this recipe! Great, Slatts! Made for *SSC Pet Parade* July 2008.
  3. Katzen
    I saw that my ZWT5 Teammate, MuffinGoddess liked this, so I decided to try it. :) Well, I did have four avocados that were perfectly ripe, too! I'm really glad I did, too, because this is a wonderful guacamole! All of the elements I love are there - serranos, juicy ripe plum tomatoes, lime juice, and I used a super sweet onion. Oh, and I did put in a minced garlic clove, for good measure. Fantastic! Made for ZWT5, for Las Mistico Magico Sirenas!
  4. PalatablePastime
    Yum! This is an EXCELLENT take on "guac" and I served this with Recipe #91216 to go with Recipe #247150 and it was a good choice since all went together perfectly! Made by a Saucy Senorita for ZWT5. Thanks for sharing!
  5. soursugar
    This was ok but it had too much onion in it for our taste.


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