- 1 large ripe tomato
A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…
- 3 avocados, very ripe but not bruised
Although it's technically a fruit, the mild-flavoured avocado is used as a vegetable. Native…
- juice 1 large lime
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
Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…
- tortilla chips, to serve
Halve and stone the 3 avocados (saving a stone) and use a spoon to scoop out the flesh into the bowl with the tomato.
Tip the juice of 1 large lime, a handful of roughly chopped coriander, 1 finely chopped small red onion and 1 deseeded and finely chopped red or green chilli 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.
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