Holy Guacamole

Holy guacamole; this recipe is delicious! This easy-to-make dip keeps all of the bright, citrusy, and peppery flavors of...
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Holy Guacamole
Kristie Collado

Holy Guacamole

Holy guacamole; this recipe is delicious! This easy-to-make dip keeps all of the bright, citrusy, and peppery flavors of your favorite guacamole recipe but adds extra smokiness by roasting the jalapeño pepper in the oven. The heat of the oven also mellows the spiciness of the pepper so this guacamole is a little bit less spicy than the original.

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4
Servings
174
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 small jalapeno pepper
  • ½ small red onion, diced small
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 small plum tomato, seeded and diced
  • 3 Tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 avocados, mashed
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt, to taste
  • Sliced raw jalapenos, for garnish

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Place the jalapeño pepper on a sheet pan and roast it in the oven until blackened and blistered. Then, place the pepper in a heat-proof bowl and cover the bowl with plastic wrap.

When the pepper has cooled, remove the plastic wrap from the bowl and peel the skin off the pepper. It should come off easily. Remove the seeds and stem and dice the roasted pepper. Set aside.

Combine the onion, garlic, tomato, and cilantro in a large bowl. Stir until thoroughly mixed. Fold in the mashed avocado and roasted jalapeño. Add lime juice and salt, to taste. Garnish with slices of raw jalapeño and serve with tortilla chips.

Guacamole Shopping Tip

Basic Latin ingredients include chiles, rice, adobo seasoning, and beans.

Guacamole Cooking Tip

Latin food often packs a lot of heat, so try to moderate the amount of chiles and spices you use for your dish.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
15g
23%
Sugar
2g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Protein
2g
5%
Carbs
12g
4%
Vitamin A
21µg
2%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
15.6%
Vitamin C
21mg
35%
Vitamin E
2mg
12%
Vitamin K
30µg
37%
Calcium
25mg
2%
Fiber
8g
30%
Folate (food)
88µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
88µg
22%
Iron
0.8mg
4.3%
Magnesium
33mg
8%
Monounsaturated
10g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
10%
Phosphorus
64mg
9%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
565mg
16%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
8.5%
Sodium
329mg
14%
Zinc
0.7mg
4.8%