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Easy guacamole dip

Updated on August 1, 2012
Guacamole with doritos.
Guacamole with doritos. | Source
5 stars from 2 ratings of Easy guacamole dip

Guacamole is one very good sauce, often used as a dip for chips, crisps, doritos and roasted poultry.

One thing that is not widely known for Guacamole is: The ingredients are very rich on vitamins and natural oils and Guacamole sauce in general is excellent chelating agent for metal and cyanide poisoning.

It will make the immune system stronger and if more garlic and hot chili pepper are used, guacamole will also be good for treating common cold.

The original recipe was meant to be just mashed avocados with sea salt, but at present days it mutated to at least 5 basic recipes.

Some use mashed with fork avocados, others blend them until smooth.

Some use chilli peppers, others use chilli sauce.

Some add coriander, others don't.

Probably there are more recipes, that we don't know.

The one I often make for myself needs the following:

Guacamole and doritos. (pit is left to conserve the avocado color, or so they say it should)
Guacamole and doritos. (pit is left to conserve the avocado color, or so they say it should) | Source

Ingredients

  • 2 avocados (medium), mashed
  • 1 lemon, freshly squeezed
  • 1 red onion (small), chopped to dices
  • 1 tomato (small), chopped to dices
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely choped
  • 1 cayenne pepper, diced
  • salt, just a pinch
  • 1 tsp corriander
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Preparation (5 minutes)

Peel or scoop the avocados and then mash them with a big fork to a pulp.

Cut the onion and tomato into tiny dices and add them over the avocado pulp.

Crush 3-4 cloves of garlic in a garlic press.

Add the lemon/lime juice and the other spices.

Mix well, until smooth.

I prefer it this ways with small vegetable chunks, but you may also use a chopper/blender and make it to a smoothie.

Smoothies are better for smearing over a slice of bread or as a dip for doritos, but the same is valid for the more chunky kind.

The process of making is simple and takes 5 minutes

Cook Time

Prep time: 3 min
Cook time: 2 min
Ready in: 5 min
Yields: 2 cups

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    • m0rd0r profile imageAUTHOR

      Stoill Barzakov 

      5 years ago from Sofia, Bulgaria

      Thanks Mike.

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      Mike Robbers 

      5 years ago from London

      The dip I could swim in is guacamole,, Can't get enough :)

      thanks for sharing, voted and shared

    • m0rd0r profile imageAUTHOR

      Stoill Barzakov 

      5 years ago from Sofia, Bulgaria

      It is very good dip for chips (crisps) and doritos. I sometimes make a batch and watch a good movie with a good company ;)

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      Daisy Mariposa 

      5 years ago from Orange County (Southern California)

      Stoill,

      Thanks for publishing this very informative article. The next time I buy avocados, I'm going to try your recipe.

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      Joanna McKenna 

      6 years ago from Central Oklahoma

      Wow, I didn't know coriander and cilantro are the same thing. Learn something knew every day! Thanks!

    • m0rd0r profile imageAUTHOR

      Stoill Barzakov 

      6 years ago from Sofia, Bulgaria

      JamaGenee, Cilantro is a spanish word for Coriander Sativum L.

      In most parts of Europe we use the generic name Coriander, sorry for misunderstanding.

      And I prefer adding garlic for additional spicy taste (as if the onion and the hot pepper are not enough ;) )

      Thank you for reading and comenting.

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      Joanna McKenna 

      6 years ago from Central Oklahoma

      I've never had guacamole made with garlic and coriander. Interesting... In the Midwest USA, the standard guac (pronounced "gwok") recipe is two avocados mashed, a little diced tomato, onion and jalapeno pepper, and cilantro and salt.

      As for avocado trees grown from seed, mine never became anything close to a tree, but a cousin in California grew one and would taunt me with tales of how any "cados" he'd picked that day from the tree in his back yard... Otherwise, he was a nice person! ;D

    • m0rd0r profile imageAUTHOR

      Stoill Barzakov 

      6 years ago from Sofia, Bulgaria

      I am jealous Rasta1 :) ... I have 3 avocado bushes grown from seeds. They never flower, because in Bulgaria we don't have enough sun.

      I still keep them though :D

      (thank you for reading)

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      Marvin Parke 

      6 years ago from Jamaica

      I have an avocado tree, I shall bookmark this and wait until its avocado season.

    • m0rd0r profile imageAUTHOR

      Stoill Barzakov 

      6 years ago from Sofia, Bulgaria

      @ Lilley and @ Georgina.

      Thanks, I am huge fan too. (well - I became fan recently)

    • m0rd0r profile imageAUTHOR

      Stoill Barzakov 

      6 years ago from Sofia, Bulgaria

      It was cloverfarm :) Already finished with the whole bowl.

      Found some good Doritos (not greasy and without much salt). Started using them instead of bread, so dips and sauces don't survive for too long.

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      Georgina Crawford 

      6 years ago from Dartmoor

      Big fan of Guacamole - had it for breakfast. I like your recipe. Rating up and following you.

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      Suzanne Sheffield 

      6 years ago from Mid-Atlantic

      Love guac. Thank you for sharing.

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      Healing Herbalist 

      6 years ago from The Hamlet of Effingham

      This sounds so delicious. Love to make dip. Thanks for sharing.

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