Guacamole recipe

Best Ever Guacamole Recipe

5/5 (1)
25 mins
Vadim Rachok
25.01.2024
09.05.2024
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Impress your guests with delicious and flavorful guacamole that rivals the ones served in restaurants. This top-rated recipe requires just a few ingredients and is incredibly easy to make. The combination of ripe avocados, fresh lime juice, chopped tomatoes, and diced onions creates a perfect balance of flavors that will make your taste buds dance. You can enjoy it as a dip, a spread, or a topping for tacos, burritos, or salads.

Elevate your culinary prowess with this exquisite Guacamole recipe that promises to rival the best restaurant offerings. Crafted with the perfect harmony of ripe avocados, zesty lime juice, vibrant tomatoes, and the aromatic blend of cilantro and onions, this guacamole is a flavor symphony that will enthrall your taste buds. Versatile and easy to whip up, it serves as a stellar dip, a luscious spread, or a sensational topping for your favorite Mexican-inspired dishes. Impress your guests and yourself with this culinary masterpiece!

What Is Guacamole?

Guacamole is a popular Mexican dip or spread that consists mainly of ripe avocado. With hints of garlic, lime and cilantro, its flavor is creamy, rich and slightly spicy. Guacamole originated in the Aztec culture of Mexico. It has a long history dating back to the 16th century. The word ‘guacamole’ comes from the Nahuatl word ‘ahuacamolli’, which means ‘avocado sauce’ or ‘avocado mixture’.

The traditional preparation is to crush the ripe avocado with a molcajete (a Mexican grinder) and combine it with ingredients like tomato, onion, lime juice, coriander and salt. Today, guacamole is enjoyed around the world and is often served as a dip with tortilla chips or as a topping for tacos, burritos, nachos and other Mexican dishes. Its delicious flavor, creamy texture, and versatility in culinary applications contribute to its popularity.

Guacamole Ingredients

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  1. Avocados: Make sure to get some avocados! They provide a creamy base for the dish.
  2. Lime: Adding lime juice to certain foods can bring a bright and tangy flavor to them, while also slowing down the process of browning.
  3. Salt and Pepper: Adding salt and pepper can bring out the flavors of the other ingredients and enhance the taste of the dish.
  4. Vegetables: To prepare the dish, you will require an onion and tomato.
  5. Spices: Minced garlic and fresh chili pepper are great ingredients that add a lot of flavor to your dishes.
  6. Olive oil: It adds richness and smoothness to the texture, helping to bind the ingredients together.

How to Make Guacamole

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  1. First, make tomatoes concassé (without skin and seeds) with a blowtorch or boiling water (cut the skin crosswise, burn it with a blowtorch, and remove the skin with a napkin). Cut into 4 pieces, cut out the center, and dice.
  2. Then, finely dice the shallots. Slice the chili.
  3. Then, finely chop the garlic and add to the mixture.
  4. Next, peel the avocado with a spoon and mash it with a paddle.
  5. Mix all the vegetables together.
  6. Add lime zest and squeeze juice from half a lime.
  7. Mix and season with salt and pepper. Add olive oil. Serve with croutons, tacos, or other snacks.

Chef Recipe Tips:

  • In the original recipe, you also need to add cilantro after adding the oil.
  • If you like it spicy, you can add more chili to the guacamole.

How to Prevent Guacamole From Turning Brown?

Are you looking for ways to prevent your guacamole from turning brown?

Exposure to air causes avocados to brown, making guacamole lose its bright green color quickly. To prevent this, you can store the guacamole in an airtight container and cover the top with a thin layer of water, lemon juice, or lime juice. This will help to keep the guacamole fresh and green for a longer period of time.

Seal container. Store in the fridge for 2 days. Maximum of two days.

Choose Ripe Avocados for the Best Guacamole

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The freshest ingredients make the best guacamole. Choose ripe but firm avocados. You definitely don’t want avocados that are soft and mushy.

So how do you know which avocados are good and ripe? The first thing to do is grab avocados that still have the stalk attached. If the stem has been removed at the store, it’s more likely that the avocado will have brown spots on the inside. Then gently squeeze one end. It should be firm but give a little.

How to Serve Guacamole?

  • Dip: Serve tortilla chips, pita chips, or vegetable sticks with guacamole as a dip. For easy dipping, arrange the chips or veggies around a bowl of guacamole.
  • Topping: Use it to top tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, burgers, sandwiches or salads. For added flavor and creaminess, add a generous spoon of guacamole to your favorite dish.
  • Garnish: Top soups, chili, grilled meats, or seafood dishes with guacamole. A dollop of guacamole adds color and flavor and makes it look great.
  • Side dish: Serve grilled chicken, steak, fish or vegetarian dishes with guacamole. It complements a variety of flavors and provides a refreshing contrast to savory entrees.
  • Guacamole Bowls: Make a guacamole bowl by scooping out the hollow center of a large avocado and filling it with guacamole. For a fun, interactive appetizer, serve with tortilla chips or breadsticks.

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Can You Freeze Guacamole?

Yes, it is possible to freeze guacamole. First, portion it out into serving-size amounts and place each portion in a freezer bag. Please make sure to remove any remaining air from the bags and flatten them out. For added protection against freezer burn, you can wrap the bags in foil. Guacamole can be frozen and stored in the freezer for up to three months.

Best Ever Guacamole Recipe
5/5 (1)
Author:Vadim Rachok
Category:Sauces
This recipe for guacamole gets a delicious kick from cayenne and cilantro. You can serve it smooth or chunky, depending on your preferences. Enjoy it with homemade tortilla chips.
Guacamole recipe
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
2
Ingredients you will need
2 pcs avocado
1 pc tomato
1 pc shallot
0,5 pc fresh chili
0,5 pc lime
2-3 small cloves garlic
1,4 ounces (40 g) olive oil
salt
pepper
Let’s start !
1

Make tomatoes concassé (without skin and seeds) with a blow torch or boiling water (cut the skin crosswise, burn it with a blowtorch, and remove the skin with a napkin). Cut into 4 pieces, cut out the center, and dice.

2

Finely dice the shallots. Slice the chili.

3

Then, finely chop the garlic and add to the mixture.

4

Peel the avocado with a spoon and mash it with a paddle.

5

Mix all the vegetables together.

6

Add lime zest and squeeze juice from half a lime.

7

Mix and season with salt and pepper. Add olive oil. Serve with croutons, tacos, or other snacks.

Nutrition Information
Servings Per Recipe: 2 Calories: 1022
% Daily Value *
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g28%
Saturated Fat 3g16%
Sodium 596mg26%
Total Carbohydrate 18g7%
Dietary Fiber 11g41%
Total Sugars 3g 
Protein 4g 
Vitamin C 26mg131%
Calcium 35mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
Potassium 866mg18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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The secret to maintaining the vibrant green hue of your guacamole lies in smart storage. To prevent oxidation and browning, press plastic wrap directly onto the surface of the guacamole before sealing it in an airtight container. This minimizes exposure to air, preserving the freshness and color. For an extra layer of protection, a drizzle of lime or lemon juice over the top acts as a natural barrier. When freezing guacamole, portion it into individual servings and remove excess air from the storage bags to maintain optimal texture. Your guacamole will be a delightful treasure even after its frosty sojourn!

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