Monday, April 9, 2012

Guacamole

Secret Recipe Club time again!! I love the opportunity to check out and talk about new blogs that I have not had the chance to browse before. Once again I found a blog that had so many wonderful recipes that it was hard to choose just one... So, of course I didn't!!

Living in Arizona for a few years turned me into a guacamole fan... It isn't really something that I had ever tried while living in Minnesota and I'm still not completely sold on avocados, but I'm still up for eating them in recipes! I knew guacamole was something that was pretty easy to make but have never taken the time to try it on my own. After looking through the recipes on Katie's blog, I knew that this was the time to try it out. I am so glad that I did - it was as simple as I heard it would be and even more delicious then any guacamole that I have tried from a jar!! This is definitely on the list of things that I will make again...

If you are looking for a great site with healthy recipes, ideas for snacks and much more - http://www.thischickcooks.blogspot.com/ is the place to head to. I got lost in Katie's blog, veering from one place to another - there are so many options to check out!! I have already tried out her peanut butter banana smoothies and her pumpkin pie smoothie - watch for those to come up on my blog soon! :) If you can't wait, just click on the names and you will find the recipes!! The kids definitely liked taste testing those...



Guacamole
(recipe found at http://www.thischickcooks.blogspot.com/)

2 avocados
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 ripe tomato, diced
1 fresh lime, juiced (or about 1-2 tablespoons lime juice)
1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
1-2 tablespoons fresh cilantro
salt and pepper as desired

Mash avocado with a fork until it reaches a thick, pasty texture with chunks. Stir in remaining ingredients and serve immediately. If making ahead of time, wait and add tomatoes right before serving.



11 comments:

  1. Looks great! We love homemade guacamole in this house :)

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  2. Mmm, I love homemade guacamole, so good! This looks fantastic! :)

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  3. I'm so glad that you all found a few recipes to enjoy. Thanks so much for your sweet words. Have a great day!

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  4. Looks great! I wonder if I can convince the guac-haters in my house to try it fresh and see if they like it.

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  5. nothing beats a good guac! and seriously, you have seen this in a jar? the plastic pouches freak me out, but a jar would be no go for me! this looks easy and good...

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  6. I love fresh homemade guacamole - and could eat a whole bowl of it by myself easily!

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  7. YUM!! I made guac for my SRC assignment last month

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  8. Now I'm craving guac, looks wonderful.

    If you haven't already, I'd love for you to check out my SRC recipe this month: Fruit, Nut & Poppy Seed Chicken Salad.

    Lisa~~
    Cook Lisa Cook

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  9. i adore katie and her blog and i also love that you made guacamole! it's so simple, so healthy, and so tasty. it's funny how such an ordinary side can have so many variations - making it extraordinary. love it!

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