Sunday, September 24, 2006
Are you bored with salsa. This Guacamole recipe is great with tacos and buritto an dcan also be used for as a dip with tortilla chips or vegetables. Guacamole , a dip made from avocados, is originally from Mexico. The trick to great guacamole is making use ripe avacado. You can do this by pressing outside. If there is a little give then the avacado is ripe. It it is still hard then it is not ripe. If it is very soft then it is overripe.
1 medium tomato, seeded and diced
1/4 cup onion, peeled and diced
1 serrano chile, seeded and diced
1/4 cup crema (or sour cream)
1/8 cup cilantro leaves, coarsely chopped
2 tablespoons lime juice
salt and pepper to taste
Mash 2 of the avocado with the back of a fork or other mashing utensil. Add in the cumin, serrano, onion and cilantro. Fold in crema and lime juice. Add salt and pepper to taste. Dice the remaining avocado into 1/4 - 1/2 inch cubes.
Fold the diced avocado and tomato into the mashed avocado mixture.