The best Homemade Guacamole Recipe

by Alejandro Mole

Guacamole is an avocado-based dip that is usually served with Mexican food. It is preferred as a topping for tacos, nachos, and taco salads. This certain recipe for homemade guacamole is very simple to create, making use of ingredients which are readily obtainable in most grocery shops. Classic recipes call for fundamental ingredients like avocados, jalapenos, and tomatoes, and this recipe expands on that with all the addition of cilantro and fresh squeezed lime juice. If you are searching for a recipe on how you can make guacamole, this is great recipe to have on hand to whip up swiftly once you are craving tortilla chips and salsa, or whenever you are trying to find appetizers to have for an impromptu get-together with friends.

Here's what you'll need for this particular homemade guacamole recipe:

three ripe avocados, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped, the juice from one lime, 1/2 cup minced onion, 2 Tablespoons minced fresh cilantro, pinch of cayenne pepper


1. Mash the avocados. To perform this, first insert a knife in the avocado lengthwise. When your knife reaches the seed, turn the avocado all the way around until the avocado is sliced all the way through. Twist the halves of the avocado and pull apart. Remove the pit by spearing it with the knife and lifting the pit up, away from the avocado. Throw away the pit, and scoop out the avocado insides using a spoon and put inside a bowl.

2. Lightly mash the avocados in the bowl with a fork. Be careful not to over mash them, otherwise you'll end up with a soupy mess, that is not the supposed result.

3. Add the remaining ingredients to the container and stir together.

4. Cover the guacamole dip and refrigerate for no less than an hour. This allows the ingredients time to blend with each other.

Despite the fact that this recipe is basic, you'll find some things you could do to ensure that you will serve the best guacamole. Initially, make certain your avocados are ripe. If your shop does not have the ideal selection, you could acquire the avocadoes, and then let them sit on the counter for a day or so. This will quicken the ripening process so they're going to work fantastic for this recipe. In case your shop does not have plum tomatoes, use any variety. Even canned tomatoes will work in a pinch-just make sure you drain them well.

Feel free to personalize this dip. Cooking is about experimenting, so use this recipe as a starting point for good guacamole. Like garlic? Add some minced garlic. Like spicy food? Maybe try out adding a minced jalapeno to the dip. Nonetheless you prepare this dip, this guacamole recipe is terrific to add to your recipe file.

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