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Delicious Guacamole. All You Need To Know About This Sauce

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Guacamole is a famous Mexican sauce made of avocado. Sportsmen and fans of healthy food love it as its rich in protein and healthy elements. Doctors recommend including avocado in your diet. Making tasty guacamole is one of the easiest ways to do it.

 The easiest way to prepare such a sauce is to mash the avocado and add several pinches of salt and spices. If you like, you can also add onion, chilli pepper or tomatoes into the bowl. It is always a good idea to enrich the taste in such a way. If you like to experiment, you can try to add something unusual into the blender with the mashed avocado: eggs, celery celery - very good recipes with celery learn more..., pomegranate seeds, pears, peaches, etc. Old fans of this sauce know that main guacamole ingredients are avocado and spices. They can make the taste sweeter or sourer. Besides classical spices, you may use nuts and fresh herbs for the same purpose.

For cooking perfect guacamole, you`ll need to choose ripe avocado. It should be rather soft. The thing is that hard avocado won`t give your dish rich taste and fragrant.

Now let`s look at the easy guacamole recipe.

Ingredients for
servings
сals/100 gr
Ripe avocados
3 pcs
160 cals
Cherry tomato
1 pcs
25 cals
Lemon juice
3 tbsp
15 cals
Fresh cilantro
0.25 cup
13 cals
Garlic
2 cloves
60 cals
Onion
0.25 cup
70 cals
Hot pepper
1 pcs
35 cals
Sea salt
0.5 tsp
Total calories in the prepared dish
378 cals
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Instructions:
  1. Prepare all the ingredients
  2. Cut the hot green pepper into thin slices. Chop it into cubes and put them into a separate bowl.
  3. Chop the onion.
  4. Squeeze the juice of one lemon or lime.
  5. Chop fresh herbs.
  6. Cut the avocado into two halves. Get rid of the pit.
  7. Slice the avocado into pieces with the sharp knife.
  8. If you like, you can mash it with a fork or use a blender. Keep in mind, that traditional guacamole shouldn’t be smooth.

As you can see, this guacamole recipe is very easy. If you like, add fruits, vegetables or nuts into the bowl. Still, this classic sauce is already perfect.

 To keep the sauce fresh for a long period of time, cover the bowl with plastic wrap. Otherwise the colour of the mashed avocado will become darker. If you leave guacamole in the fridge, you can even eat it the next morning. However, the best way to enjoy the taste of the sauce is to serve it fresh.

 If you don’t know what to eat avocado with, here are several interesting ideas for you!

  • Use it to cook sandwiches, rolls or vegan pizza;
  • Create a yummy and nutritious breakfast. All you need is fresh toast and a thick layer of the green sauce. If you like, you can add cheese;
  • Cook hard-boiled eggs. Cut each one in two pieces. Take the yolks out. Mix them with the guacamole. Fill eggs with this tender mass;
  • The creamy texture of this sauce makes it a perfect salad dressing. Add olive oil, water, lime juice and use this mass to cook fresh salads;
  • This sauce can replace sour cream. Use it to cook pasta, rice, baked potatoes, vegetables, risotto or beans;
  • Guacamole tastes great when served with fried fish;
  • Finally, you can always fill a bowl with the sauce and eat it with carrot, celery or red bell pepper.

Guacamole is super tasty and nutritious! It can definitely become a part of your healthy diet. Follow our recommendations and you’ll love the taste of this sauce. Bon Appetit!

Author:
Chef Andrew
My name is Andrew. I am the chef of the site "Very Tasty". This is a real creative kitchen!
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