Who doesn't love guacamole?! Besides being super tasty, it's versatile and easy to make. The issue we have with guacamole is its subjective tendencies. You ever have guacamole and "this is too smooth" or "this one could use more cilantro" or "yuck the onions aren't chopped small enough and now my breath stinks" or "I can totally make better guac than this one". It has certainly happened to us! Shelly makes a batch of guacamole at least once a week and is sharing her recipe with everyone. A perfect balance of spicy, tangy, and savory. You can use this recipe as-is or if you want a fancy version, simply add to this recipe. If you are feeling like a shrimp guacamole is your move one day, throw in some shrimp that have been seasoned with Young Bae and sautéed for 2-3 minutes on each side until done. Let them cool and you have some fancy guac! The options are endless!
3 medium ripe avocados, peeled and cored
1/2 small red onion, minced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 generous handful of cilantro leaves, chopped(more or less, to taste)
1/2 small jalapeño, seeds removed and minced
Juice of 1/2 lime
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1. Combine all ingredients into a large bowl
2. Mash the avocados until all the ingredients are mixed together and the guacamole is slightly chunky(similar to chunky peanut butter or rustic mashed potatoes)
3. Garnish with more cilantro leaves and enjoy!
*If you are not eating it all when you make it, squeeze some lime juice on top right before you seal the container.