Guacamole remains a beloved and versatile dish that continues to captivate taste buds worldwide. The word “guacamole” is derived from two Aztec Nahuatl words: “ahuacatl,” which means avocado, and “molli,” which means sauce. It’s believed that guacamole dates back to the Aztecs in Mexico. There are many variations of guacamole, the traditional recipe consists of mashed avocados, diced tomatoes, chopped onions, minced garlic, lime juice, cilantro, salt, and sometimes chili peppers depending on taste.
Avocados, the main ingredient in guacamole, they are nutrient-dense and rich in healthy fats, particularly monounsaturated fats. They also provide vitamins like vitamin K, vitamin E, vitamin C, and B-vitamins, along with potassium and dietary fiber.
Guacamole – A party of flavor
- 1 Knife
- 1 Fork
- 3 avocado
- 1 tomato small
- 2 red chillies finely chopped
- 1 red onion small finely chopped.
- 1 tablespoon cilantro (coriander leaf) chopped
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 2 drops hot chilli sauce
- ¼ tsp coriander ground seeds
- Cut the avocados in half, scoop out the fruit discarding the skin and stone. Roughly chop, then mash lightly with a fork to your desired level of chunky or smooth.3 avocado
- Cut the tomato in half scoop out the seeds and discard. Dice and add to the avocado.1 tomato
- Stir in the chilli, onion, cilantro (coriander), lime juice, and hot chilli sauce. Season with salt and cracked black pepper.2 red chillies, 1 red onion, 1 tablespoon cilantro, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 2 drops hot chilli sauce
- Serve immediately, or cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 2 hours, removing 30 minutes before serving to allow the guacamole to reach room temperature.