Sunday, November 13, 2011

Guacamole

I love guacamole. And homemade guac is the best. But I really hate prepping the avocados. They just get so messy for me! Either way, the best thing about homemade guacamole is that you can make it however you like. If you like it spicy, add more peppers or jalapeno juice. If you like it a little more salty, add some salt. This is a great guideline!

**12/5/2013**
I've made a slightly different version of this recipe here. This one is still my favorite, but if you're looking to change it up, give it a try!

**January 2014 Update**
This continues to be my go-to guacamole recipe, and I have a few additional pictures to share! For one, this is the GREATEST kitchen tool for avocados you will ever find. It does everything, and is dishwasher safe! Click here for info on it:


We received this amazing bowl for our wedding! 9/27/2014
Guacamole for the taco bar at my cousin's shower!
April 28, 2014
Early Thanksgiving 2014
January 2015



Guacamole - adapted from Every Day with Rachael Ray
Serve 6
Total Time 15 Minutes

  • 4 avocados, chopped
  • 4-6 slice jalapenos, chopped (from a jar of jalapenos)
  • 1/2 teaspoon juice from jar of jalapenos
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped white onion
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped tomato
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 2-3 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 1 bag good-quality tortilla chips
In a medium bowl, mash the avocado with a for until somewhat chunky. One at a time, stir in the jalapeno, garlic, onion, tomato, cilantro, lime juice and salt. Cover with plastic wrap touching the surface and let sit for about 2 hours to allow the flavors to develop.

Season with salt to taste. Serve with tortilla chips.
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