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Guacamole (Avocado Dip)

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Category: Appetizers, Vegetables, Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 6 Ripe California avocadoes,
  • -peeled and pitted
  • 1 1/2 White onions, chopped
  • 1/2 c Cilantro, chopped
  • Juice of 2 limes, or to
  • -taste
  • 1 Very small zucchini, pureed
  • 6 tb Olive oil
  • 6 Chiles serranos, finely
  • -chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • For the garnish:
  • 2 lg Tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Green onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Chiles serranos, finely
  • -chopped
  • 1/2 c Cilantro leaves


Guacamole is prepared differently in various regions of Mexico. In the city
of Monterrey, it is garnished to reflect the colors of the Mexican flag.

For the guacamole:

totopos (crisply fried tortilla wedges)

Put avocadoes in a glass bowl, and mash them with a fork. Add onion,
cilantro, lime juice, zucchini, oil, chiles, and salt. Mix the ingredients
thoroughly to form a puree.

Put the avocado pits in the guacamole to prevent darkening. To serve, spoon
guacamole into a mortar, and decorate with tomato on one side and green
onions, chiles, and cilantro leaves in the center. On the other side, place
the totopos.

Makes 8 servings.

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