What Is Guacamole And When To Prepare It?
What Is Guacamole?
Traditionally guacamole is a mix made from avocados. History reports show that the Aztecs were the main growers of avocados having started cultivating them some 7000 years ago. History also shows that it is because of the Aztecs that we now enjoy this concoction thus we owe a lot to them (to learn more about Aztec people go here). Just add some fresh tomatoes, onions, garlic and cilantro and you are on your way to a very tasty dish. Guacamole is not just another side dish of chips or Mexican food as most people prefer, it can also be used in many other dishes. The next time you buy yourself a burger you may smear some on it, when you prepare your sandwich you may put some on it or you can hollow out cherry tomatoes and fill them with guacamole or you can even use it as a salsa to grilled meat, the possibilities are endless.
Health Benefits Of Guacamole And Avocados
Guacamole is also high in fiber, high in mono-unsaturated fats (good fats), vegan, gluten-free, no cholesterol, sodium-free and high in vitamin E.
When Is Best Time For Guacamole?
This food is preferred during the hot summers because it is basically just mixing some fresh ingredients in a bowl, chilling them and then eating. What is much easier than that and it has some benefits on your health too.
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Most people like their guacamole creamy and some add sour cream to their guacamole for extra bite. This recipe is user friendly and you are allowed to play with it to come up with a flavor combination that appeals to you. For this recipe it is possible to add 1 cup of sour cream and you may even omit the lime juice but that depends with your taste.
- 2 avocados, peeled
- 1 tomato
- 1 1/4 tsp sugar
- ½ red chopped onion
- 1 tbsp. lime juice
- 1 tbsp. chile pepper, chopped fine
- 1 medium tomato, peeled and quartered
1. Peel and seed the avocados.
2. Put of all put onions, avocados, tomato, jalapeno, and lime juice in a food processor and process on until well mixed.
3. Insert sugar and sour cream as well as blend well.
4. To avert browning, put a pit from avocado back into bowl. But the best way to stop guacamole from browning is to eat it right away.