Guacamole dip or appetizer will always ranks among the all time favorite in the culinary tradition.
There are two main reasons for this universal popularity. First, it is quick and easy to prepare with ingredients easily accessible. And second, Guacamole served with tostadas chips represents a marvelous prelude to the main course.
The age old delicacy of Guacamole is one of Mexico's most beloved and popular foreing export. It is a natural and wholesome food that requires a combination of easily acquired ingredients.
Serves 6 as an appetizer
Guacamole and chips form a terrific combo, but there are some additional ways to enjoy the avocado concoction.
The kind of avocado that work best for Guacamole Recipe is the Hass avocado, often called simply "California avocado" in the market. It has several things going for it. First, a Hass avocado has richness that translates to luscious, thick guacamole. Second, it holds beautifully for several days in the refrigerator once it is ripe. Third, it oxides more slowly than the other varieties. And last, it has amazilgly good, concentrade flavor.
The Hass avocado is green when it is not yet ripe and black when it is. If they are purchased green they should be wrapped in newspaper and kept in a warm place in the kitchen so they will mature.
Refrigerating ripe avocados, except the Hass variety, risks the flesh darkening. Refrigerating ripe Hass avocados will keep perfectly for 3 or 4 days.
Using white onions and rinsing them under cold water before stirring them in ensures a crisp onion flavor that will not dominate the avocado.
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