You can use any onion in this recipe, but the Vidalia onion imparts a sweet flavor.
INGREDIENTS | YIELDS 6 servings
- 3 extra-ripe avocados
- juice of 2 limes
- ½ large tomato, skinned and chopped
- 1 jalapeño pepper, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped
- 3 tablespoons cilantro leaves, crushed
- 1 large Vidalia onion, chopped
- salt and pepper to taste
Halve the avocados and scoop meat from skins.
Mash avocado meat with lime juice.
Mix in tomato, jalapeño, garlic, cilantro, and onion.
Add salt and pepper to taste.
Cover and let stand for 1 hour.
Serve with baked tortilla chips.
- Calories: 181
- Fat: 16 grams
- Protein: 3 grams
- Carbohydrates: 12 grams
- Cholesterol: 0 milligrams
Guacamole dip dates back to the Aztecs, around the fourteenth century, when avocados, lime juice, and salt were the basic ingredients. Variations today include onions, tomato, garlic, and spices, among others.