Saturday, June 27, 2015

Easy Guacamole

Simple homemade guacamole, easy and full of flavor. Haas avocados make the perfect guacamole, because they are extra rich and creamy. All you need for guacamole is ripe avocados, salt, a little lime juice, chopped green coriander leaves, jalapeños, onions, tomatoes, capsicum and some seasoning.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Making time: 10 minutes
Serving: 4

  • 4 Haas avocados, halved, seeded and peeled
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 2 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup red capsicum, diced
  • 1/4 cup green capsicum, diced 
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin/jeera powder
  • 2 tablespoon chopped fresh green coriander leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • salt to taste (sea salt / kosher salt )

  1. In a large bowl place the scooped avocado pulp and lime juice, mix to coat
  2. With fork mash the avocados, add salt, black pepper and cumin powder
  3. Add diced tomatoes, onion, jalapeño, red and green capsicum, garlic and coriander leaves and mix lightly
  4. Guacamole is ready to serve with chips or with any Mexican dish

If you have a Mortar and Pestle, you can make and serve the guacamole in the mortar. For Jains, omit onion and garlic.

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