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The Best Guacamole Recipe

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This recipe for The Best Guacamole, by , is from The Harris Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Leslie Harris
Added: Thursday, October 4, 2007


2 cloves garlic
1 jalapeņo, seeded
1/2 bunch cilantro
4 large ripe Hass avocados
1 medium red onion, finely chopped
2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
2 Tbsp. cider vinegar
1 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
1 tsp. kosher salt
Pinch freshly ground pepper, or to taste
Yucca crisps for serving

In a food processor with knife blade attached, finely chop garlic, jalapeņo and cilantro. Halve avocados and remove pits. With a spoon, scoop out avocados into a large bowl; add cilantro mixture and remaining ingredients (except yucca crisps). Mash with a potato masher or back of a fork. Cover surface of guacamole with plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to serve; serve with yucca crisps.




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