Best Ever Guacamole




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Introduction

Get ready to make the Best Ever Guacamole, a classic and fresh dip that is perfect for parties, snacks, or simply enjoying with some crispy tortilla chips. This recipe combines the creamy goodness of ripe avocados with zesty lime juice, spicy jalapenos, and flavorful herbs for a delicious and satisfying treat.

Why Make This Recipe

Making your own guacamole at home ensures you have full control over the ingredients used, allowing you to customize the flavors to suit your preferences. This recipe is simple, quick, and guarantees a fresh and vibrant dip that will impress your family and friends.

How to Make Best Ever Guacamole

Ingredients:

  • 3 ripe avocados
  • ½ small yellow onion, finely diced
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh cilantro, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeds removed and finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt

Directions:

  1. Slice the avocados in half, remove the pit, and scoop the flesh into a mixing bowl.
  2. Mash the avocado with a fork to your desired consistency, whether chunky or smooth.
  3. Add the diced onion, tomatoes, cilantro, jalapeno, minced garlic, lime juice, and sea salt to the bowl.
  4. Stir everything together until well combined.
  5. Taste the guacamole and adjust the seasoning with more salt or lime juice if needed.
  6. Serve the guacamole with tortilla chips. Enjoy!

How to Serve Best Ever Guacamole

Serve the freshly made guacamole in a decorative bowl alongside a pile of crunchy tortilla chips. You can also use it as a topping for tacos, nachos, burgers, or grilled meats for an extra burst of flavor.

How to Store Best Ever Guacamole

To store leftover guacamole, place it in an airtight container with a piece of plastic wrap directly on the surface of the dip to prevent browning. Store it in the refrigerator and consume within 1-2 days for the best quality.

Tips to Make Best Ever Guacamole

  • Use ripe avocados for the best texture and flavor.
  • Adjust the level of spiciness by adding more or less jalapeno.
  • For added freshness, squeeze extra lime juice over the guacamole before serving.

Variation

For a creamy twist, add a dollop of sour cream or Greek yogurt to the guacamole. You can also experiment with adding different ingredients like diced mango, black beans, or chopped bacon for unique flavor combinations.

FAQs

  • Can I make this guacamole in advance? Yes, you can prepare the ingredients and store them separately, then mix together just before serving.
  • How do I prevent the guacamole from turning brown? Lime juice helps to preserve the color of the avocados; ensure it is well mixed into the dip.
  • Can I make this guacamole spicy? Adjust the heat by leaving in some of the jalapeno seeds or adding extra hot sauce to suit your taste preferences.

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