How Do You Like Your Guac?
Believe it or not there is a guacamole to suit every taste and situation, and they are easy to make. Here are five delicious guacamole recipes that will tempt your tastebuds.
After School Guacamole
1 avocado pip and seed removed, mashed
1 red capsicum, seeds and stem removed roughly chopped
2 tbsp. parsley finely chopped
1 tbsp. orange, juiced
- Place all of the ingredients is a bowl and thoroughly mix till smooth.
- Serve with wholegrain crackers.
1 small tomato, finely chopped
2 spring onions, finely chopped
2 ripe avocados
Juice of 1 lemon
Salt and black pepper to taste
- Prepare the tomato and spring onion in advance, if you like. Just before you are ready to eat the dip, halve, stone and peel the avocado, and mash the flesh to a soft mush. Add the lemon juice, tomato, spring onions and a little salt and pepper.
Work Snack Guacamole
½ an avocado, pip removed
½ tsp. of paprika
½ tsp. lemon juice
½ tsp. cumin power
- With a knife cut the flesh of the avocado, still in the avocado skin.
- Mix the paprika, cumin and lemon juice together and pour over the avocado and mix.
- Serve with pip bread chips.
New Years Guacamole
1 avocado, pip and seed removed
1 lime, juiced
¼ cup pomegranate seeds
¼ cup chopped jalapeno
Sea salt and pepper to taste
- In a large bowl combine the avocado and lime juice, mash till it’s a slightly creamy consistency.
- Add the pomegranate and jalapeno and stir together with a spoon.
- Season and serve with vegetable sticks or healthy corn chips.
Girls Spicy Lunch Guacamole
2 avocados, pip and skin removed and mashed
½ cup cherry tomato, halved
1 small Spanish onion, finely diced
2 tbsp. full cream yoghurt
1 tbsp. of lemon or lime juice
2 tsp. of hot sauce or tobacco
½ tsp. of sea salt
- In a large bowl mix all of the ingredients till smooth and serve with toasted multigrain baguette, sliced.
These guacamole dishes are versatile; they can be enjoyed in between meals as a hunger buster, or as the life of your next party. Enjoy!
Founder of Nutritional Edge, Zoe Bingley-Pullin, has long been passionate about the food in our lives. A nutritionist (Diploma of Nutrition, Sydney) and internationally trained chef (Le Cordon Bleu School, London), Zoe helps people embrace the benefits of food through education and understanding.