Avocados are awesome. They’re full of healthy fats including oleic and alpha-linolenic acid, and they have high concentrations of various antioxidants as well as vitamins and minerals like C, Bs, selenium, and zinc.
Guacamole is my absolute favorite way of preparing the avocado. Sure, you can eat it with chips, but there are many other yummy foods that guacamole goes great with:
- Scrambled eggs
- Baked potato
- Raw veggies (as a dip)
This recipe is from my cookbook, The Shredded Chef, and it’s simple, but delicious. Enjoy!
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2 ripe avocados
1/2 red onion, finely chopped
2 serrano chilies, seeded and finely chopped
1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
dash of ground black pepper
Cut the avocados in half, pit them and scoop out the peel and place in a mixing bowl. Add in the chopped onion, cilantro, lime, salt, pepper, and half the chili.
Mash together, I personally like mine slightly chunky, so I don’t mash too much. Taste, add additional lime, salt, and chili to reach desired flavor and level of spice. I always end up adding a tiny bit more salt and the rest of the chili, but that’s just how I like it!
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What did you think of this week’s recipe? Let me know in the comments below!
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