So you like avocado? Us too. There's a few ways of serving it, and it usualy involves 1 avocado half per person. Sometimes the avocado we find in stores are unripe, hard and basicly useless for the next few days until we set them ripen in the kitchen, hopefully in a warm place. Guacamole is used as a sauce, or more popular, as a dip for crisps, but it's great as an addition for salads or nachos. Or tortillas, for that matter.
The home made version is a million times better than the junk sold in jars which has absolutly no resemblance to actual guacamole. I hereby bann store bought guacamole! Apage!
Here's how to make the real goody stuff:

Type of dish: sauce, dip, side
Cost: medium
Difficulty:  easy
Time:  15 min
Serves: 3-6
Preparation time: 15 minutes

What you need to make this dish:
sharp knife, cutting board, medium bowl, spoon, fork


  • 1-2 ripe avocados
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 small tomato
  • 1/2 small chili pepper
  • 1/2 small red onion, chopped up finely
  • 1/2 small garlic clove, peeled and smashed
  • salt
  • pepper
  • fresh cilantro

How to prepare:
Your newly acquired chopping and cutting skills are fabulous here. Cut the avocados in half, around the seed. Open up and whack you knife straight into the seed, then firmly holding the avocado half, turn the knife. The seed should stay on the knife. Now get rid of the seed, we won't need it. Use the spoon to remove the avocado from the skin, put in bowl. Dice the tomato and pop that in the bowl too. Now slice the chili pepper into small pieces and throw that in the bowl. Same goes with the onion and garlic. All in the bowl. Now, using a fork, smash the avocado, so most of it is a pulpy mash, and mix well. Pour in the olive oil and lime juice. Try a bit. Make a face- you probably need more lime juice or salt. Or pepper for that matter. So season, mix again and add a little bit of chopped cilantro. Cool down in the fridge until you're ready to serve.

Additional information:
We know some people who don't like it spicy, so if you're one of them, leave out the chili and garlic (shame on you!).

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