I know, I know...you're not supposed to say your dish is the best. It's the kiss of death or something like that. But this REALLY is THE best guacamole! I have played around with several variations over the years, and this is the one that gets the most raves, the most "We're having a pot luck this weekend, can you bring YOUR guacamole?" I love it! It's a tortilla chip's best friend! And here at our house, we serve it up on all kinds of dishes. Don't be afraid to try it on your burger, on some grilled chicken, tacos, and of course, Carne Asada. So good! Enjoy!
6 ripe Hass avocados
3 Tbs fresh squeezed lime juice
1 garlic clove, minced or pressed
1 serrano pepper, sliced thinly into rounds
1/2 of a white or red onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup cilantro, (about a handful finely chopped)
1/2 tomato, chopped
1 tsp salt
freshly ground black pepper
Halve the avocados and remove the pit. Use a spoon to scoop out the flesh into a medium sized mixing bowl. Use a fork to mash them; I like to leave mine a little chunky. Add the remaining ingredients and gently stir everything together. Taste to see if you would like more salt. If the serrano is too warm of a pepper for you, a jalapeno is a nice alternative. Set one or two of the avocado pits in the center of the dip. Place some plastic wrap directly onto the surface of the guacamole. (This keeps it from browning, It's the air that causes the discoloration.) Chill for at least an hour before serving.
Blogs I have shared my dish with: DJ'S Sugar Shack, A Little Nosh, Jam Hands, Crumbs And Chaos