Guacamole

 

Everything is better with guacamole - and it's healthy and quick to prepare. Guacamole makes a great alternative to dip or it goes perfectly with tacos, tortillas or burritos. This traditional recipe keeps it fresh & simple however mix it up with our variation suggestions.

Guacamole

Ingredients

    • 2 ripe avocados
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1 Tbsp of fresh lime juice or lemon juice
    • 2 Tbsp to 1/4 cup of minced red onion or thinly sliced green onion
    • 1-2 chillis, stems and seeds removed, minced
    • 2 tablespoons coriander(leaves and tender stems), finely chopped
    • A dash of freshly grated black pepper
    • 1/2 ripe tomato, seeds and pulp removed, chopped

    Method

    Always use ripe avocados when making guacamole. Check for ripeness by gently pressing the outside of the avocado. If there is no give, the avocado is not ripe yet and will not taste good. If there is a little give, the avocado is ripe. If there is a lot of give, the avocado may be past ripe and not good.When making guacamole, a lot of the process is done to taste because of the variability in the fresh ingredients. Start with the steps below and adjust to your taste.

    1. Cut the avocados in half. Remove seed. Scoop out avocado from the peel, put in a mixing bowl.
    2. Using a