guacamole
Guacamole
Guacamole is a delicious Mexican dip prepared with ripe avocado, onion, chili pepper, cilantro, tomato, and lime.
Author: Vera Abitbol
Ingredients
  • 2 avocados , ripe
  • 1 tomato (optionally blanched and peeled), seeded and diced
  • 1 Mexican onion , mature scallion (or ½ red onion), finely chopped
  • 1 small jalapeño pepper , finely chopped
  • 1 small bunch of cilantro , very finely chopped
  • The juice of 1 large lime
  • Salt
  • Black pepper (optional)
Equipment
Instructions
  1. Scoop out the flesh of the avocados.

  2. In a molcajete (Mexican mortar and pestle) or a classic mortar, mix while crushing the onion, cilantro and chili pepper.
  3. Add the avocado and lemon juice and crush while mixing it with the rest, making sure not to purée the mixture.
  4. Finally add the tomato, salt, pepper and mix gently with a spoon.
  5. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary.
  6. Serve immediately.