Guacamole, A Mexican Side Kick!

Guacamole is a great addition to a Mexican meal, it adds a great dimension and a flavor that is unparalleled to anything else. The smooth texture of avocados, the medley of color and an amazing flavor are all brought together in this one side dish! Enjoy this Guacamole recipe as a dip with tortillas chips or as an accompaniment to your Mexican fare.

Ingredients:

Avocados – 2
Tomatoes – 1/4 medium, chopped
Onions – 1/4 small, chopped
Jalapeños/Serranos – to taste, chopped
Cilantro – 5-6 sprigs, chopped
Roasted Cumin Powder – 1/4 tsp
Salt – to taste
Black Pepper – to taste
Lime Juice -taste

Method:

1. Cut and peel the Avocados and take the flesh out in a bowl.
2. With a fork mash it up a little, be careful not to overdo it. It needs to have a little texture.
3. Add in the following: Tomatoes, Onions, Jalapeños, Cilantro.
4. Squeeze some Lime Juice into it and mix.
5. Add in Roasted Cumin Powder, Salt and Black Pepper and mix well.
6. Chill and serve as a dip with some chips or as an accompaniment to a Mexican meal.

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0 thoughts on “Guacamole, A Mexican Side Kick!

  1. Hi Anuja and Hetal,
    I make guacamole at least two to three times a week as it is a wonderfully nutritious raw food with healthy oils. I love your recipe, as I also add cumin and that is many times left out in the making of the dish. This dish can be made several hours ahead by taking a piece of plastic wrap and placing down inside the bowl mashing carefully over and on the guacamole to press out any air. It helps to keep it a lovely green. Also, if anyone has a vaccum sealer it can be put in vaccum plastic bags and the sealer will remove any air that can oxidize the avocados. My sister had a vaccum sealer and literally used to make large amounts enough to eat each day for a week at a time. Thanks so much giving us great recipes.

  2. Hey,

    Here is just a tip for shortcut/easy way of making it… just add some salsa into the mashed avocado and some lemon juice… it will still taste very good.

  3. Hi Hetal and Anuja,

    For how many days we can keep it fresh??as u said that if we add lemon …it will not turn into black…is good in freeze for 2-3 days or not?

    shailee

    1. Hi Shailee,

      Guacamole will stay fresh for about 1-2 days…3 days max in the refrigerator. Even with the lemon, it tends to lose it’s fresh taste after that.

  4. hey, i did try to make it before u posted ur recipe, and it was 2 times….but i couldnt get beyond the cutting of guacomole…i simply dont know how to choose the avacado which is soft enough to mash with fork or spoon…mine were so tough, or should i say unripe may be….i couldnt scoop them out easily and after 15 mins i did sccop out but couldnt able to mash it properly with spoon so there was no question of mixing the other ingredients…plz guide me if u can..i just love this dip but never able to make it just because of this prob…

  5. Garlic + olive oil + just a lil Herbes de Provence = french twist to guacamole 😉

    Give it a shot. I hope you all like it.
    Cheers!

      1. It’s a French spice mix. It typically contains savory, fennel, basil, thyme, and lavender flowers and other herbs. (predominatly thyme).

  6. A slight variation, you could add some grated garlic as suggested by other viewers and to make it a little more smoother, you can add a spoon or 2 of yogurt, it gives a sour cream gaucamole effect! minus all that fat..

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