Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Delicious Guacamole recipe

What a beautiful day... to cook at the beach!
We made this easy and delicious guacamole just a few miles South of San Francisco, near Half Moon Bay.

Guacamole is the perfect snack for entertaining. Everybody loves it and it's very easy to make. Be sure to pick good avocados: they should be pretty black and slightly mushy. Stay away from green and firm avocados - they are not quite ready yet!


Delicious Guacamole Recipe from Julia and Julieta on Vimeo.

Here's the list of ingredients:
  • avocados 
  • tomatoes
  • fresh cilantro
  • green or white onions
  • jalapeños
  • lime juice
  • salt & pepper
Just to give you an idea of proportions: for every 3 avocados, 1 tomato, half jalapeño, half onion or 2 or 3 green onions. It's not exact, but we find it quite nicely balanced done this way.

The key to a nice guacamole is to chop the ingredients very small (concassé). Start with the onions, follow with tomatoes and jalapeños. Mash the avocados with a fork and sprinkle with lime juice right away, so they don't get black. Finish with fresh cilantro, salt and pepper.

Now go get some tortilla chips and dig in!




8 comments:

  1. Yum - I am hungry now! Great pics!

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  2. I am definitely impressed- that looks amazing! If you're interested in entering a Halloween recipe contest, I'd love to see what you come up with! You can go here to learn more about it.

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  3. Hi Kathryn! thanks for your comment and the invite for the Halloween recipe contest! we didn't grow up with Halloween, so we'll see what we come up with. We'll be participating for sure!

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  4. Hola Julia...me alegro mucho que te esté yendo tan bien, desde tandil te deseo lo mejor...

    esteban

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  5. julia we would like to see you in national television, when??! great pics, great look.

    genial todo, otro argentino perdido en la galaxia...

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  6. hi girls, great site! i heard that you have something similar to caramel...dulce de lece, i would like that recipe

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  7. Gracias a los argentinos!

    Roberta: we have a goal to make dulce de leche soon. It's tricky and it had failed to us in the past! but we're testing a few different recipes until we find one that works. Stay tuned!

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