“For most of us who are making our own authentic guacamole, it all starts here in the produce section of your supermarket.”
- 3 ripened hass avocados
- 1 large lime (or 2 small limes)
- 2 tomatoes , cubed in 1/2 inch pieces
- 1/2 small red onion coarsely diced
- 1 chile pepper seeded and finely diced
- 1/2 bunch cilantro , washed, stemmed, coarsely chopped
- 1 tablespoon kosher salt
- Optional: 2 cloves crushed garlic
- Peel and pit avocados and place in medium size mixing bowl or large mortar.
- Add the juice from the lime(s).
- Combine onion, pepper, cilantro, salt, and optional garlic.
- Mix together with table fork, table knife, or pestle if using mortar.
- Add additional salt or lime juices if desired.
- When desired flavor is achieve, gently stir in tomatoes, and serve.
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