Best-ever chunky guacamole

Best-ever chunky guacamole

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(94 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 8
This is the best version of this classic dip. The ingredients are kept to a minimum, so it's as fresh-tasting as possible

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal103
  • fat10g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre2g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.01g
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Ingredients

  • 1 large ripe tomato
    Tomato

    Tomato

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    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 3 avocados, very ripe but not bruised
    Avocado

    Avocado

    av-oh-car-doh

    Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…

  • juice 1 large lime
    Lime

    Lime

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    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • handful coriander, leaves and stalks chopped, plus a few leaves, roughly chopped, to serve
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 chilli, red or green, deseeded and finely chopped
    Chillies

    Chilli

    chill-ee

    Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

  • tortilla chips, to serve

Method

  1. Use a large knife to pulverise the tomato to a pulp on a board, then tip into a bowl. Halve and stone the avocados (saving a stone) and use a spoon to scoop out the flesh into the bowl with the tomato.

  2. Tip all the other ingredients into the bowl, then season with salt and pepper. Use a whisk to roughly mash everything together. If not serving straight away, sit a stone in the guacamole (this helps to stop it going brown), cover with cling film and chill until needed. Scatter with the coriander, if using, then serve with tortilla chips or spicy wedges and sour cream.

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betsyvriend
27th Jun, 2017
5.05
Absolutely loved this and won't buy guac from the supermarket again! I used a whole pack of coriander and a lot of lime juice so added an extra avocado to balance things out - absolutely delicious, fresh-tasting, a thousand miles away from the ready-made stuff from the supermarket (which I must sheepishly admit I used to love). No more of that for me! This tastes so fresh and healthy and is so easy to make! Great tip about the avo stones too.
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vera84
26th Apr, 2017
5.05
Absolutely delicious!
Slippers74
24th Feb, 2017
Why does it recommend 'saving a stone?'
cazandjay
9th Mar, 2017
If you're not using it straight away you can put a stone in the guac and it won't go brown.
GemV
2nd Feb, 2017
5.05
Absolutely fantastic! I was never keen on guacamole before this recipe but this is delicious, I make it every week to go with various lunches.
susyj
14th Jan, 2017
5.05
Beautiful recipe. Had a dollop of this with a juicy steak,spicy potato wedges,garlic mushrooms and green salad. We just kept going and the three of us polished the lot off. Followed the recipe to the letter and found it worked perfectly.
Yummy_yum_yum
24th Sep, 2016
5.05
Amazingggggg!!!! Tastes great, never buying shop bought ever again!
dotty69
2nd Aug, 2016
5.05
This guacamole is soooo good. I had it for dinner with some other dips and pitta, breadsticks etc and then spent the evening in front of the tele with a bag of tortilla chips and the rest of the guacamole. I made it again three days later it. Its delicious
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jburton
8th Jul, 2016
5.05
There is a problem with this....its just toooooooo good and i cant stop eating it before I serve it at dinner, I literally have to force myself to put it in the fridge. As I love this recipe I always go back to it when I want to make Guacamole and don't even bother looking at any others. . I'm making it tonight to go with steak enchiladas and Mexican potato wedges, all home-made. I love all Barneys recipes and they never let me down. The stone trick works a treat too.
sarahlou@123
25th May, 2016
How long will this keep ? ( is overnight possible ? )

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