This is my go-to recipe for guacamole. I'm not a fan of super smooth or mashed guacamole, but if that's what you prefer, mash away! I do add ground cumin because that's the first way I learned to make it, years ago. Leave out what you want but try it, I'm sure you'll love it!
4 ripe avocados
1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1 tbsp chopped chives
2 large garlic cloves, crushed or finely minced
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp crushed red chili flakes
1/4 tsp salt
heaping tsp of dried cilantro
black pepper, to taste
Measure out all of the herbs and spices. Set aside.
Chop all of the vegetables, except avocado. Set aside.
Cut the lime in half.
In a medium sized bowl, remove the avocado from the skin & place in bowl.
Save the avocado pits.
Mash the avocado to your desired consistency.
Add half of the lime to the bowl.
Add all the other ingredients, except a sprinkling of chives. Mix together.
Adjust seasonings. Add the rest of the lime if you feel that it needs it.
Add back the pits.
Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
Or serve right away, with chips, crackers or vegetables.
This is my take on guacamole.
You adapt it to your tastes or make it in the traditional way.
Remember as long as the people eating it, enjoy it, that's all that matters!
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Till next time,