🍳 10 min
🔥 406 cal
✍️ by Taisiia Dobrozorova
Guacamole is a traditional favorite Mexican snack that can also be served as a side dish. It is basically made from a raw avocado with a few other ingredients such as tomato, onion, garlic, cilantro, and spices to taste. Guacamole has a creamy texture. Usually, this dish is served in a deep bowl with tortilla chips or crackers.
Guacamole is a quick and easy recipe. Take a fresh raw avocado, remove the avocado pit and mash up the pulp with a fork. Add chopped tomato, lime juice, grinded onion, and garlic cloves. Toss with salt or other seasonings. It is essential to use only ripe avocados for guacamole meals. Hard and unripe avocados won’t give you proper texture for the guacamole.
Authentic guacamole recipe comes from Mexico and locals use molcajete to prepare it - it's a stone mortar and pestle kitchen device. If you don't have it, use a regular cutting board and a bowl to stir all ingredients.
Guacamole is easily oxidized from contact with air and quickly turns brown. To keep the bright green color of your homemade guacamole, sprinkle it with a bit of lemon or lime juice.
Next, cover guacamole tightly with food wrap and put it in the fridge to prevent oxidation.
The other typical hack is to put an avocado pit in the bowl with the guacamole. It will preserve the initial color for a few hours.
Guacamole retains its freshness in the fridge; you can store it in a hermetically sealed container for up to 3 days.
To preserve it longer, freeze guacamole. But the main rule is to freeze only the avocado base without additives. Put the base into a plastic container or a plastic freezer bag and hide it in the freezer.
215 g (1 pieces)
15 g (5 tsp)
100 g (1 pieces)
20 g (5 tsp)
12 g (4 tsp)
Salt, Black pepper
Please follow the next steps:
Peel the avocado and remove the avocado pit.
Mash the avocado in a bowl using a fork.
Peel and mince the onion and garlic gloves.
Mix them with the avocado.
Scoop out all the watery bits and seeds of tomato, chop it and dump it into the bowl.
Add lime juice, jalapeno, cilantro or other seasonings and mix well.
Spices can make your food taste better, containing only a few calories.
Avocado consists of fiber. It can keep you fuller longer and may prevent overeating.
Citric acids in lime boost metabolism, helping you burn more calories and store less fat.
Garlic is an appetite suppressant and stimulates the fat-burning process
Serve guacamole with tortilla chips.
Knife, Cutting board, Bowl
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