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Chloe’s Guacamole

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 Classic guacamole is the perfect mix of avocado, tomato, a bit of lime and some seasonings. This recipe makes a delicious heap of guacamole goodness perfect for dipping or topping your favorite Tex-Mex recipes.

close up of plate with tortilla chips, chunky guacamole and slices of lime

       Guacamole is one of those perfect foods that is both healthy and delicious. It’s easy to make too, so that makes it extra good. This recipe makes a classic guacamole that has great traditional flavor. It should be on a regular rotation at your table.

       There are so many things to love about guacamole. One of the best parts is it is quick to make and requires very few ingredients.

      We love it as a dip for tortilla chips. It id also a perfect topping for enchiladas, burrito bowls, nachos and even chili.

avocados, lime, roma tomatoes, green onions and cilantro to be made into guacamole

    My sister Chloe is a guacamole aficionado.  So, when she heard that the theme of our girls night was Mexican she knew she had to make some.

    We like our guacamole chunky, so I don’t worry about mashing the avocado too much or dicing the other ingredients too fine.  For a smoother guac, just make sure you cut the tomatoes and herbs small and mash the avocado until it’s creamy.

   This recipe is a really good one.  Of course you can always start from here and make it your own.  But then, why mess with perfection?

bowlful of guacamole ingredients, ready to be mixed together

Storing guacamole 

      Guacamole is best served fresh.  The avocado oxidizes easily when in contact with air, so you don’t want to make it too far in advance.

     There are a few tips for making your guac last longer though. The first is built into the recipe.

     The acid in the lime juice helps to slow down the oxidation. It also adds that bit of bright and fresh flavor!

serving of homemade guacamole with chips and lime wedges

      If you don’t plan to eat the guacamole immediately after you make it, cover it with the plastic wrap touching the top of the guac. That will reduce the amount of air touching the avocado and slow down the browning. Place the bowl in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

      Some people swear by keeping an avocado pit in the bowl to keep oxidation down. I am not sure if there is science to support this idea, but I’d love to hear your experience.

Make your own salsa too!

Making homemade salsa is easier than you think, here are a couple of great recipes that go well with tacos, tortilla chips and more!

Yield: 12 Servings

Chloe's Guacamole

pile of guacamole with lime wedges and tortilla chips on plate

Classic guacamole is the perfect mix of avocado, tomato, a bit of lime and some seasonings. This recipe makes a delicious heap of guacamole goodness perfect for dipping or topping your favorite Tex-Mex recipes.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 avocados
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup green onion
  • 2 roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, finely minced or grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 2 Tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

  1. Peel the avocado. Sprinkle with salt and lime juice and mash to your desired consistency.
  2. Stir in remaining ingredients and serve immediately.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 86Total Fat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 182mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 4gSugar: 1gProtein: 1g

All nutritional information is estimated and will depend on the exact ingredients you use.

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Classic guacamole is the perfect mix of avocado, tomato, a bit of lime and some seasonings. This recipe makes a delicious heap of guacamole goodness perfect for dipping or topping your favorite Tex-Mex recipes.

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Saturday 18th of January 2020

I LOVE guacamole, and was excited to see your twist on it, and I love the addition of cumin. I will be trying this. I've been curious to try leaving the pit in the bowl, but have had others tell me that it does not work. Still going to try it myself though.

Amy

Friday 10th of January 2020

We love guacamole and I am always looking for a different recipe. I'm anxious to try this one.

Carlee

Saturday 11th of January 2020

I hope you enjoy it! It is pretty classic and really tasty.

Carlee

Saturday 11th of June 2016

Maybe we should both make a batch and have a taste of home! Thank you!

Ashley Tukiainen

Friday 10th of June 2016

Yum! This is very similar to my own recipe. Oh I miss home now. Thanks for sharing at FTAF!!

Carlee

Monday 6th of April 2015

Me too! Nice to meet you, thanks for hosting!

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