Friday, June 21, 2013


EASY Guacamole

I love guacamole. I still think about when I was in Cancun about 15 years ago, and for dinner one night it was a buffet of Mexican food. And on that line of food was a tub full of about 20 gallons of guacamole. Heaven....
I've read lots of guacamole recipes and thought they seemed too difficult, and didn't contain one of my favorite ingredients that I consider a MUST for Guac...fresh garlic.
So here is a very easy recipe for an awesome tasting guacamole. Get lots of chips, because this stuff rocks!

Here are the ingredients...

We'll just make a small bowl today, so we'll need:
2 avocados
1/2 cup of salsa
5 cloves of garlic
A couple shakes of Cumin
A couple shakes of salt
Some Lime juice

Start by de-pitting the avocados...

Then peel the skin off the avocado....

Put the avocado in the bowl and spray on some lime juice for flavor AND to keep it from turning brown
(Probably about a Tablespoon or so)

Mash up those avocados with a big fork. It doesn't have to be real creamy...some chunks are fine.
Now, those beautiful cloves of garlic. I always cut the stem end off...don't want stems in my food!

Time for a frosty beverage break! Today, it's a Blue Hawaiian. Tasty!

Chop up the garlic with the handy chopper for a nice dice.

Add the garlic to the smashed up avocado. Get every last bit out of the chopper!

Next in is the 1/2 cup of salsa. Any kind is fine.

Now, just a couple shakes of cumin...

And a couple pinches of salt...

Now, mix & mash it all together.

Have a chip handy so you can dig in and give it a try.

Season with a little more salt or cumin or lime, if needed. Otherwise, just get some chips on a plate and get yourself a heaping pile of guacamole.  Enjoy!