Easy Aztec Guacamole Dip

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Easy Aztec guacamole dip

Easy to make and healthy dip for tacos, fajitas an many appetizers

Love avocados?

In the language of the Aztecs, the combined words for avocado and mixture translate into guacamole.

Avocados are one of my favorite fruits and I enjoy a tasty and healthy self-made dip. It’s quick and easy to make and yes, there is a difference to the ready-to-use guacamoles from your grocery store.

Another reason for me to make it on my own: I really hate cilantro! So it’s easy for me to substitute cilantro by Italian parsley.

Why not try it out and adapt the recipe to your taste?

Variations - Make it your own

It’s easy to adjust the Guacamole dip to your taste – be creative and try it out!

* Add sour cream to make it creamier

* Substitute cilantro with Italian parsley

* Add garlic to make it spicier

* Add Serrano peppers to make it hotter

Guacamole - Jennifer Vahlbruch
Guacamole - Jennifer Vahlbruch
Guacamole - Jennifer Vahlbruch
Guacamole - Jennifer Vahlbruch

Ingredients you need

You need these ingredients to make your easy Aztec Guacamole Dip.

Guacamole - Ingredients - Jennifer Vahlbruch
Guacamole - Jennifer Vahlbruch

Guacamole Dip

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Guacamole - smooth or chunky, depending on your taste.

Ingredients

  • 1 large avocado, peeled, pitted and mashed
  • 2 tablespoons (20 milliliters) lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons (20 grams) onions, cut very fine
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, diced
  • 2 tablespoons (5 grams) cilantro, chopped *
  • 1 tablespoon (30 grams) sour cream **
  • Salt and pepper for taste

Instructions

  1. Cut the avocado in half, remove the pits and scoop out the flesh.
  2. In a medium bowl mash *** the flesh with a fork and add the lime juice. (See picture)
  3. Chop the onions finely.
  4. Cut the tomatoes into small cubes.
  5. Chop the coriander
  6. Now stir the onions, tomatoes and coriander thoroughly into the avocado mixture.
  7. If you like you can now fold in the sour cream.
  8. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  9. The guacamole should be served immediately. ****

Notes

* Because I hate cilantro, I always use Italian parsley - for me it's more delicous 😉

** This is absolutely optional. I love it because it makes the guacamole creamier.

*** If you like it smooth, mash it more. You like it chunky, mash it coarsley.

**** The longer the guacamole stands, the faster it loses color and turns grey. The brown discoloration is the result of the reaction of the fruit flesh with oxygen from the air, i.e. oxidation.

Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 95Total Fat: 8.1gSaturated Fat: 1.4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6.1gCholesterol: 1.9mgSodium: 151mgCarbohydrates: 6.6gFiber: 3.8gSugar: 1.2gProtein: 1.4g

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Expert Tip

Use a fork and a bowl to mix your guacamole and avoid using a food processor or blender – for original guacamole the mixture should have a chunky texture.

Guacamole - Mixture - Jennifer Vahlbruch

FAQ

Find answers to the most common questions

How do you keep guacamole longer fresh and green?

Just put the Avocado pit in the guacamole while storing in the fridge!

The enzymes of the pit slow down the oxidation of the fruit, like lime juice or onion peel.

The same applies to guacamole: If you leave the pit in the guacamole, it stays longer green and fresh.

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