Guacamole fans in Southern California really love their guacamole recipes. This one features California Avocados, roasted poblano chile, classic stir-ins and generous portions.
The “So Cal” Guacamole
Total Time: 15 min
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Vitamin A 30 mcg; Vitamin C 46 mg; Calcium 34 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 0 mcg; Folate 182 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.25 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 50%; Calcium 2%; Iron 10 %; Vitamin D 0%
Ingredients7 ripe, medium Fresh California Avocados 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 1/4 cup tomato, chopped 1/4 cup Red onion, chopped 2 Tbsp. lime juice 1 tsp. cumin 1 tsp. chile powder 1 roasted poblano chile, chopped 1 Tbsp. garlic, minced salt & pepper, to taste
- In a large mixing bowl, coarsely mash avocados, leaving some chunks.
- Add the remaining ingredients and mix.
- Season with salt & pepper.
Serve with fresh, warm tortilla chips.
Try with a locally brewed Southern California beer or a Southern California wine.
Guacamole is best made as close to serving as possible. For short-term storage, seal in an airtight container with a piece of plastic wrap against the surface of the guacamole.
*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.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados