The Ultimate Guacamole

by Erica Dinho on September 10, 2009

GuacamoleI made a guacamole recipe when I started this blog and I loved it, but this week I made a different version for my husband and he thought it was delicious. It had the perfect amount heat. Enjoy!

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Ingredients

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped white onions
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 small ripe tomato, chopped
  • Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Cut each avocado in half, working around the pit. Twist apart, and remove the pit with a knife. Peel off the skin and toss in a bowl. Add the lime juice to prevent from browning, mash the avocados.
  2. Add the onion, jalapeño pepper, tomato, cilantro, pepper and salt.
  3. To serve as a dip, transfer to a serving dish, garnish with cilantro and serve with tortilla chips.
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1 Claudia Medeiros September 10, 2009 at 12:49 PM

Easy and delicious recipe , Erica ! Thanks for sharing ;)

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2 rebecca subbiah September 10, 2009 at 3:30 PM

oh this does look perfect i love it, yummy my hubby loves this as well

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3 Gera @ SweetsFoods September 10, 2009 at 6:19 PM

Nice to have controlled the heat, some times is a fire!
I’d love to try this guacamole recipe with nachos right now :)

Cheers!

Gera

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4 Danielle September 10, 2009 at 6:32 PM

I love guacamole! Those are the same ingredients I use for mine too, only a slightly different method. Looks fantastic! Which reminds me, I have a ton of avocados that I need to use up.

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5 Sarah Naveen September 10, 2009 at 9:45 PM

That looks so delicious!!!

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6 Natasha - 5 Star Foodie September 10, 2009 at 10:32 PM

Guacamole looks excellent! Sounds like a perfect recipe!

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7 the Ungourmet September 10, 2009 at 11:32 PM

I adore guacamole. This recipe sounds delicious! I wish my husband liked it!

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8 Joy September 10, 2009 at 11:48 PM

Yep. I’d call that perfect!

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9 Pocky September 11, 2009 at 10:27 AM

What a great picture! That vibrant green really makes the Guac pop. Tasty, tasty!!

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10 nora@ffr September 13, 2009 at 2:07 AM

love the minty greeny color on this yummy Guacamole dish!! yumm

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11 Soma September 13, 2009 at 8:57 PM

love guacamole. if i make it, i don’t want to share it with anyone;-) looks lovely, nice & creamy.

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12 Diana September 15, 2009 at 6:56 AM

I LOVE guacamole!! By the way Erica, I finally bought and made sweet plantains. The kids and I loved it!!

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13 Erica September 19, 2009 at 12:45 PM

Thank you all so much for the comments!

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14 Angie July 9, 2010 at 12:35 PM

Hi Erica. This is basically my recipe as well, except I always add about 1/2 tsp of cumin to meld the flavors even more. Then to make sure you always open the batch to a bright green instead of black, make sure to put Saran wrap directly over the guacomole and pressing against it then cover it. This guarantees fresh green all the time.

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15 Chris October 11, 2010 at 12:14 AM

Sigh…. Nothing makes a good dish better than a good guacamole. =) My problem is I wind up eating half of the avocado before I can mash it LOL.

Another easy Avocado recipe, Take the avocado and core and clean like Erica says, then cut it in to trangular wedges lengthwise, so you’ll have 6-7 inch long strips of the avocado, then drizzle some lime juice over it and shake some salt over it. It works better if the avocado is already cold. I could eat avocado like that all day, if it wasn’t nearly $2 per avocado I would probably eat it all day.

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16 Gareth July 11, 2011 at 10:07 AM

Great recipes, there’s nothing better than a good guacamole! There’s a recipe for my Ultimate Guacamole recipe on my blog.

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