St. Patrick’s Day Guacamole

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Total Time: 20 min

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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?

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Serves: 6

3 California Avocados 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
  1. In a large bowl, mash avocado with lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  2. 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

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

It’s important to peel avocados rather than just scooping out the fruit. And you can find California Avocado salsa and sauce recipes here.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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