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Guacamole classic

  • Nutrition Facts
  • Calories: 204
  • Protein: 2
  • Fats: 18
  • Carbohydrates: 7

    Welcome, dear readers. Today we will cook a dish that is quite traditional for Mexicans and very unusual for our compatriots. The hero of the review is classic guacamole. There are many variations of its preparation, we did not choose a classic recipe. Our guacamole will be spicy, tender and very tasty. But at first we will say a few words about the history of this wonderful salad-sauce-appetizer.

    History of the dish

    Guacamole comes from two words "ahuaca + mulli", which is literally translated from the local Nahuatl language as avocado + sauce. Accordingly, we are dealing with avocado sauce. At the time of the Spanish conquistadors, guacamole was called "the butter of the poor." The recipe, created many centuries ago, has not changed today, although over the years it has undergone some improvements. Today it is an appetizer or dip, made from mashed or steamed avocado with tomato, cilantro and lime juice.

    The rest of the ingredients may vary depending on the region or the preference of the chef. One thing is invariable - guacamole should always have a thick consistency. According to historical data, the classic guacamole with avocado was invented by the Aztecs around the 16th century. This sauce was extremely popular for its high fat content and exceptional properties. We will certainly talk about the benefits of the dish. In the meantime, in more detail about the recipe for guacamole with avocado in its classic version.


    • Haas avocado - 2 pcs.
    • Lime or lemon juice - 1/2 pc.
    • Tomatoes - 1 pc;
    • Blue onion - 1/2 pc
    • Chili dry or chili - to taste
    • Black pepper - to taste
    • Salt to taste

    How to make guacamole:

    1. First, let's start preparing the necessary products;

      Prepare the products needed for this sauce

    2. Wash the avocado and cut it into halves;

      We cut the washed avocados along

    3. Using a knife, take out the bone;

      We prick the bone on the knife and carefully remove it

    4. Using a spoon, take out the pulp of the fruit;

      As in the photo, using a spoon, extract the pulp from the avocado

    5. With a fork and, if possible, a wooden one, turn the avocado into a paste;

      Grind the avocado into a paste

    6. Squeeze lemon juice into avocado;

      Add lemon juice to the avocado paste

    7. Mix everything well, so the avocado does not darken;

      Mix the avocado with lemon juice, which will add flavor and prevent darkening of the sauce

    8. Chop the onion smaller, moreover, our guacamole sauce will be with sweet blue onions;

      Onion for a dip, the onion must be chopped smaller

    9. Add the onion to the sauce and stir;

      Introduce chopped onion

    10. Now we cut the tomatoes;

      Cut the tomatoes too

    11. It's time to add chopped smaller tomatoes;

      Our guacamole will be with tomatoes so we put them in the sauce

    12. Once again, we change everything. Some even prefer to interrupt with a blender;

      Once again, mix all the products thoroughly

    13. Add chili, black pepper and salt to taste;

      Add spices and salt to the sauce

    14. If desired, you can also add a little chopped greens;

      In guacamole, chopped cilantro is also often added

    15. Serve avocado guacamole with tortillas, as is customary. It turns out a nachos snack of chips with dip sauce.

      As usual, such a dip sauce should be served along with traditional Mexican corn tortillas. This is delicious!

    The benefits of the dish

    This is something that in the case of guacamole can be praised for long hours. Avocado itself is very healthy and good. This is the rare case when amazing taste is successfully combined with exceptional taste. All products used in guacamole are good both on their own and in combination. The absence of sugar, fats and preservatives in the snack makes guacamole indispensable in the diet, and the avocado is even included in the Guinness Book of Records for the extreme nutritional value and benefits of the product. So we highly recommend making guacamole a part of your daily diet.

    What do you cook with avocado? Do you love this product? What do you eat it with and what can you say about your observations regarding its use in food? Let's create a culinary history together and cook what we love and know how. And we will be happy to help you with everything. Your HozOboz!

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