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Old 06-14-2009, 11:05 PM   #1
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Guacamole dip

Ingredients:
2 large avocados
1 tbls. lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 small tomato, deseeded and chopped
1 teaspoon salt optional
1/4 cup sour cream
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 tbl. spoon chopped cilantro

Remember a cut avocado turns brown quickly when exposed to air. To help keep it green, sprinkle the avocado with lemon juice and cover with plastic wrap.

Slice avocados in half lengthwise; remove pits. Scoop out pulp with a spoon into a small bowl. Mash with a fork until smooth. Add lemon juice, onion, tomato, and salt into a bowl; mix well. Add sour cream, red pepper flakes and cilantro to bowl; mix well. Spoon guacamole into a serving bowl.

Serve with tortilla chips or quesadillas. This is a very easy side dish that takes about 15 minutes to make. Enjoy.

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Old 06-15-2009, 09:38 AM   #2
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I really like guacamole dip. Shucks, I like avocados anyway you fix 'em...
You ain't even gotta fix 'em, I like 'em right out of the shell.
(Paraphrased from Justin Wilson when he was speakin' about oysters.)
Thanks for the recipe!!
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Old 06-15-2009, 05:42 PM   #3
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This subject has gone around before, but bears repeating. Guacamole is so great, and there are many different, and great ways to prepare it. I had a very good freind in San Diego who made huge amounts of the green mole sauce. He used farr different ingredients than I do, but made equally good guacamole.

Here's the way I make mine, just to add another recipe to this thread.

Ingredients:
2 large, ripe Haas avocados
1 tbls. llime juice
1/8 cup finely diced onion
1/2 medium tomato, finely diced
1/4 teaspoon Tobasco Original flavor Pepper Sauce
1 tbl. spoon minced cilantro

My DW loves this recipe, but with a fraction of the Tabasco, and lemon instead of lime juice.

Mash the avacoado, leaving slightly chunky. Add the remaining ingredients and fold in. Cover and let sit in the fridge for 20 minutes before serving, to allow the cilantro to add its flavor to the sauce. Serve with all kinds of great things, such as;

Filling ingredient for tacos, burritoes

Dip for corn chips, or Tortilla chips

Spread over fried corn tortilla and top with seasoned ground beef, diced tomato, diced onion, refried beans, and salsa to make a Mexican Pizza

Spread lightly over broiled fish

Use as a salad dressing

Place a dollop on top of a bowl of good, hearty chilli

Serve as a topping for enchiladas, or tamales

Use as a dip for raw veggies

Eat it with a spoon!

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Old 06-15-2009, 05:57 PM   #4
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we love quac but we hate cilantro so i leave it out. i use haas usually bit lately we can only find chiquita avacados. which is ok because they taaste good and are perfectly ripe from the store (i usually have to buy haas 3 -4 days before i want to use them).

i add red onion, tomato, s &p, lime/lemon, parsley or i just add my homemade salsa, if i have any on hand, to it and lime/lemon.
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Old 06-15-2009, 06:03 PM   #5
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i buy my guacamole & it's not nearly as great as fresh! i'll be utilizing these recipes to custom blend my guac! if jake likes it....
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Old 06-15-2009, 06:15 PM   #6
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OK here's mine:

2 ripe haas avocados
onion juice, 1/4 tsp or to taste (don't like raw onion)
1 seeded, finely diced tomato
1/2 jalepeno, seeded and very finely diced
juice of 1 lemon
a handful of chopped cilantro
salt and pepper to taste

My favorite way to eat guac is with beef enchiladas w/sour cream sauce and of course w/chips!!
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Old 06-15-2009, 06:17 PM   #7
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i buy my guacamole & it's not nearly as great as fresh! i'll be utilizing these recipes to custom blend my guac! if jake likes it....

Hey, make it anyway!! My DH doesn't like it at all but when I can eat it, I MAKE IT!!!!
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Old 06-15-2009, 09:30 PM   #8
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Thanks for these different ideas on the guacamole dip. I think I might try it in a taco salad. Thanks, Kathy W.
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Old 06-18-2009, 07:31 AM   #9
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In mine, I prefer the avacado flavor to predominate so I keep it very simple.

Avacado
A little mayonnaise or sour cream (just enough for texture)
A squeeze of lemon or lime juice
Salt
A dash of garlic powder
A little finely chopped onion or green onion

I never use any picante (peppers or hot sauce), tomato, or cilantro. To me, their flavors are too strong and tend to dominate the dish and detract from the natural avacado flavor.
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Old 05-20-2012, 04:56 PM   #10
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Help!...just about to use up two over-ripe avacadoes, mashed them up, added chili powder, salt, cumin....but found out I have no lemons or limes, nor juice of either. I do have oranges and grapefruits, and rice wine vinegar.....

any suggestions?
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