Whether you love guacamole as a dip for chips or as a topping for burgers, almost anyone can prepare it with the right ingredients. Watch this Howcast guide to learn how to make guacamole for your next party.
You Will Need
* 4 avocados
* 4 tbsp lime juice
* A tomato
* An onion
* A jalapeno pepper
* A garlic clove
* A sharp knife
* A spoon
* A bowl
* A potato masher or fork
* Plastic wrap
Step 1: Select avocados
Buy avocados that feel soft enough to be ripe and use them immediately.
Step 2: Remove avocado seeds
Cut the avocado in half with a sharp knife. Twist the halves apart and remove the seed. Scoop the pulp out with a spoon.
Step 3: Mash avocado
Put the avocado in a bowl and mash it with a fork or a potato masher.
Step 4: Add lime juice and salt
Mix the lime juice into the avocados and add salt.
*Tip: Roll limes on a counter with your palm to yield the most juice.
Step 5: Chop ingredients
Finely chop the tomato, onion, jalapeno, and garlic and mix with the avocado.
Step 6: Store your guacamole
Serve immediately, or store in the refrigerator with plastic wrap over the surface.
The skin of Hass avocados changes from green to dark brown as they ripen.