RTWgirl Eats: Guacamole Recipe
Do you love guacamole? I do!!
In a previous post, I wrote about how I don’t always eat out when I travel. I will often buy groceries and prepare/cook food if I have access to a kitchen. I live in southern California so I eat and have also learned to cook a lot of Mexican food. One thing I can make pretty well is guacamole. I actually used to despise avocados but something happened in the last few years and now I am addicted to avocados!
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When I stay with friends, I will offer to cook a meal as a thank you and Mexican food tends to be my go-to cuisine of choice. It’s relatively fast, cheap, and easy. And who doesn’t like Mexican food? It can actually be very healthy and clean!
There are a lot of variations to making guacamole. It’s very personal. I don’t like to add garlic and lot of things to it. I try to keep it really simple.
Here’s how I prepare my guacamole:
- Take 2 ripe avocados – remove pit, dice, chopped and mash with fork
- Take a big handful cilantro leaves and stems (fresh coriander) and chop it, and then add to mashed avocado
- If you like heat, take a jalapeno or Serrano chili, chop it, and add
- I like to add in red onion – chop it into small dice, and add in
- Add a pinch of salt – to taste
- Add in a half to one whole lime – Juiced of course. If you don’t have a tool to juice citrus, cut the citrus in half and take a fork to it to help squeeze out the juice. I love my guacamole really limey. How much is up to you
*If you want to add minced garlic or tomatoes, that’s cool too. Add whatever you feel like!
Mmmm avocado! Dice it up and then mash it in a bowl
I love things to be hot and spicy!
Chop everything up and stir it together!
And the final product!
I may add more recipes I learn from my travels or easy recipes I make on the road. I hope this is something you will enjoy!!