Monday, June 1, 2015

The one with the avocado and cilantro

I love dipping things in guacamole, and I love dishes with cilantro. I've never combined my love for these two favorite things, but I mixed them up together a while ago. Normally I don't use red pepper, but chopped cherry tomatoes. This is how I made this cilantro guacamole: 


What you'll need:
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 lime
  • a big handful of fresh cilantro
  • 1/3 red pepper
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil

 
Destone the avocados, scoop the good stuff out of the skins and toss in a bowl.
Mash them with a fork.

Squeeze the limes

and add the juice to the avocado

Finely chop the cilantro

And add to the mixture

Finally, chop the pepper and stir through all the green stuff
I added a pinch of salt and pepper too.

I served the guacamole with nacho chips and fresh bread. 
Are you an avocado aficionado? 
And what's your favourite guacamole recipe?



13 comments:

  1. I don't have a fave guacamole recipe coz I love all of them! :D TY for sharing this, Marieken. And Happy Monday!

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  2. Delicious! Your recipe is a lot like mine, except I add a bit of red onion, too.

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  3. I love this! I've not tried the spicy version before, but it looks amazing :)

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  4. I bet my husband would love this! He really likes those posted red peppers. There really is nothing like homemade guacamole - the stuff in the stores just can't compare.

    Honestly, I haven't made any since he left on deployment. Some days I don't eat enough fat (what a weird problem to have, right?!), so I should probably pick up some avocado to have on those occasions.

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  5. This looks and sounds delicious! I love a great avocado dip! I also love it spread on a wrap with salad.

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  6. I love guacamole! Sounds really good right now. :)

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  7. This looks amazing! I love avocado dips!
    Lovely photos btw:)

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  8. Looks delicious! I love avocad dip. Thank you for sharing good recipe! I pinned your blog to my pinterest board!

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  9. Yummy, your cilantro guacamole looks so good! Totally going to make some this week too. Kisses, love.

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  10. This looks incredible. Guacamole is probably in my top five favorite foods.

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  11. Yum! I need to get back to making this. Guac is so simple, healthy and delicious. I have to try it with cilantro. Love it with lime and spice.

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  12. It looks delicious...and is healthy and pretty, too! :)

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  13. I never thought of its. For me avocado means one thing : avocado shake. Haha I have never eaten raw avocado. In the workplace, they combine it with ice cream.. I don't like. Sorry

    But with the twist of your new ingredients, I think this can work for me especially with my favorite nachos.

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