May 9, 2014

Homemade Guacamole

Hey Friends!

I have been on a major guacamole kick lately.  It might have something to do with my slight obsession with Chipotle.  So I decided to give making guacamole a try!

I looked at some recipes on Pinterest to get some ideas before I started.

So here is what I came up with:



 I am really bad at measuring out ingredients on recipes like this.  Guacamole is one of those things that taste good different ways to different people.  

I started by cutting and scooping out two avocados.  Next, I chopped up around 2 Tablespoons of Cilantro and I juiced a full lime.  I finely chopped up some onion.  Raw onion is either a love/hate.  I love it in guacamole, but it is definitely good without it too!  I took a spoonful of the Old El Paso Green Chiles and finely diced them as well.  Finally, I added some salt and pepper to taste.


Once all the ingredients are in a bowl, it is time for the fun part

Mashing it all up!


I decided to go with a potato masher because I like my guacamole smooth.  I'm sure a fork would work just as well.  Especially if you like your guacamole a little chunkier.

The finished product:


This recipe was so easy and yummy! It will definitely be a repeat.

Do you have a favorite guacamole recipe?

6 comments:

  1. Yum! I am one of those people that don't like to make it myself because I'm not sure I would like all the ingredients! But this looks yummy!

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  2. I love guac, but It never has turned out good when I've made it myself. I'm going to have to try your spin on it!!

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  3. Yum! I'm getting hungry just looking at the pictures! My wife loves making guac, but hates the onions, so I always cut them for her (she can't stand the stinging so I do it for her) because, you know, you gotta have it in the guac!

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  4. I LOVE chipotle!
    And....my husband and I have a serious love affair with delicious guacamole!

    We live off the road system in Alaska- so for now I can only dream of some good guac!

    Thanks for this awesome recipe! Have you ever frozen avocados?? I have seen it on pinterest, but am doubtful....

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  5. guacamole is my jam! I have never thought to put in green chilies! Yum!!

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  6. Yum!! I looove guac! I love adding fresh tomatoes or salsa to my guacamole, too!

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