St. Patrick’s Day guacamole is chock full of great Irish ingredients like sharp cheddar, carrots, bacon, parsley, and onion. California avocados may not be the most Irish of fruits, but they’re green so they fit with the St. Paddy’s Day theme, right?
St. Patrick’s Day Guacamole
|Juice from 1/2 lemon|
|1/2||cup||carrots, very finely diced|
|1/4||cup||red onion very finely diced|
|1/4||jalapeño seeded and very finely diced (optional)|
|1||clove of garlic, crushed|
|3||slices cooked bacon chopped|
|1/4||cup||very finely chopped parsley|
|2||oz.||Irish cheddar, crumbled|
|heavy pinch of salt|
|heavy pinch of fresh ground black pepper|
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados
- In a large bowl, mash avocado with lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
- Stir in the carrots, onion, garlic, chili, bacon, parsley, and cheese. For a beautiful presentation, leave a small portion of the mix-ins out and use them for garnish.
Serving Suggestion: Serve with fresh veggies for dipping or with tortilla chips or kettle cooked potato chips
Beverage Pairing: Irish Stout