How to Make Homemade Guacamole

Did you know that 30 billion pounds of avocado are used for Super Bowl Sunday every year? And it’s no wonder why. With its creamy texture, sharp flavors and vibrant colors, it’s not surprising why guacamole has easily become one of American’s go to dips. Great taco filler, sandwich spread or chili topper, the tangy avocado salsa compliments just about anything. This recipe will make sure you never touch one of those pre-made mixes. Chef Cesar shows us in today’s online cooking class just how easy it is to make the savory, Latin-inspired snack. Serve it at a party, share it with family or keep it all to yourself. Once you learn to cook this breezy recipe, you’ll never go back

Start by prepping your ingredients. Dice the avocado, tomato, onion, jalapeno and cilantro. Make sure to finely chop the jalapeno and cilantro. Next, juice half of a lime. Add all the ingredients together in a bowl, folding them into each other. Add the lime juice and salt, toss more, being sure to coat the avocado. Add a sprig of cilantro for garnish and you’ve got yourself one killer snack!

Guacamole:

1 large avocado

5 oz tomatoes

3 oz Spanish onion

2 oz cilantro

2.5 tsp lime juice

Salt (to taste)

 

1. Cut the avocado in half and de-seed. Remove the skin and finely dice the avocado.

2. Small dice the tomatoes

3. Peel and finely dice the onion

4. Small dice the jalapeno.

5. Chop the cilantro

6. Add the avocado, tomato, onion and jalapeno to a bowl and combine.

7. Add cilantro. Season and add the lime juice to taste.

Note: Guacamole should have texture and not be finely puréed.

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