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Summertime Guacamole (Gluten-Free)
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Guacamole from naturally gluten-free avocados is a summertime treat!
3-4 ripe avocados
1 lemon or 2 limes
¼ cup cilantro, chopped
¼ cup sweet onion, chopped (optional)
When it comes to guacamole ingredients, less is more. I generally only use avocado and lime or lemon in my guacamole.
I never put tomatoes in guacamole, as the acidity works against the avocado.
Slice avocados in half and spoon flesh into a large bowl. Discard pits and skin. Mash with a fork and fold, or, for chunkier guacamole, simply run a thin bread knife through the avocados in multiple directions and fold gently until desired mixture is reached.
Serve with chips, tomato salsa, and/or green chili salsa.
Tip: Mix guacamole with Herdez salsa verde and cilantro and serve with any white fish. Yum!
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