Guacamole

Guacamole

Guacamole is a cherished snack food; packed with protein and fiber, it is one of my go-to party foods. If you know me at all, you know that I LOVE Mexican food, and avocados are something I eat regularly since I live in the middle of avocado country. It has been a rainy weekend, so we pulled out the board games to pass the time. Midway through the game we started to feel peckish, so I made some smooth guacamole and paired it with the plantain chips from Trader Joes. Some people prefer chunky guacamole (like me) but it was two against one in favor of a smooth guacamole. 

3 ripe avocados

1 Roma tomato

1 jalapeno, deseeded (keep the seeds if you want the heat)

2 cloves of garlic

juice from 1/2 a lime

1/2 small white onion (or 1 shallot)

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

I am in love with this picture, I should frame it and keep it in my kitchen. 

I am in love with this picture, I should frame it and keep it in my kitchen. 

Cut the avocados in half and remove the pit. Now chop your tomatoes into quarters. Add both ingredients to a food processor. Cut the stem off the jalapeno pepper, slice in half longways and remove the rib meat and seeds. 

Add all remaining ingredients to a food processor. Blend until you reach the desired smoothness and eat with some plantain chips! Enjoy!

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