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Guac Attack!

Did you know that avocados are one of THE BEST things out there? It’s fabulous for your skin, thanks to all that good fat, & has all sorts of great vitamins & minerals. & the best part is, it’s DELICIOUS! Enter the guacamole, one of life’s absolute pleasures. Just please, don’t buy it in the store – it’s easy to make! & this recipe, I promise you, is DELICIOUS.

Guacamole

reminiscent of Chipotle’s famous recipe

Here’s what you need:

  • 5 avocados
  • 1-2 jalapenos, diced into tiny pieces (I use scissors to ensure it’s really tiny)
  • 1/4 red onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped into small pieces
  • juice of half a lime
  • sea salt to taste

 

How to do it:

  1. Cut up avocado. Using an immersion blender, mash the avocado into a deliciously green paste.
  2. Mix in jalapeno. Word of caution: try your guac before you toss in more jalapeno, especially if you’ve never made it before. I may have made the mistake of making it too spicy once, prompting the need to run for more avocados.
  3. Be sure to wash your hands after touching jalapeno, & DO NOT TOUCH YOUR EYES BEFORE DOING SO!
  4. Add rest of ingredients & mix well. (Feel free to add more cilantro than listed; it is, after all, one of the yummiest herbs ever. I weep for those don’t like it.)

 

You can eat it right away, but I find that it’s better after about an hour, so everything has had a chance to really mix together. Eat it quick, though – guacamole doesn’t last long. It’s always sad when it’s turned. Serve with veggies, tortilla chips, or on top of a yummy buritto bowl. Or, you know, just eat it with a spoon. Enjoy!

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