John’s great guacamole

John’s great guacamole

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(25 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4 with leftovers
John Torode's guacamole makes the perfect accompaniment to burgers, nachos, or is great just on its own as a dip

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal232
  • fat24g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre3g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.08g
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Ingredients

  • 2 ripe avocados
    Avocado

    Avocado

    av-oh-car-doh

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

  • 1 lemon, juiced
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 8 drops Tabasco sauce
  • 1 long red chilli, deseeded and finely diced
  • small bunch coriander, chopped
  • small red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • salt, to taste

Method

  1. Peel and stone avocados and put in a bowl. Mash using a fork until fairly smooth, but with a little texture. In a small bowl, mix together lemon juice, Tabasco sauce, chilli, coriander, onion, olive oil and salt. Fold this through the avocado. Make it just before serving and don’t put it in the fridge.

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skakule's picture
skakule
14th Apr, 2011
Sounds great - except the coriander, whose smell I can't stand...

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