Guacamole, for the unofficial beginning of summer weekend


Isn’t it funny how our tastes change, as we get older?  There was so many things as a child I didn’t eat.  I look back and realize I cheated myself out of so much good food (But rest assured, I am making up for it now!).  Although, I did and still love to eat anchovies on pizza, it’s my favorite topping. I know, I know, I’m weird.  Luckily, I married a man who has the same taste in pizza toppings as I do.

I love avocados…now.  I love, love, love guacamole!  I can eat it on anything.  When I was growing up, I hated them.  My Nonna had two avocado trees in her back yard, and I remember my mom would make a ton of dishes with avocados. I would love to have access to an avocado tree now.  I recently saw a post on Pinterest that says you could freeze avocados, new to me. Next time I have several avocados, I am going to give it a try and let you know how it turns out, the problem is, I will probably always end up eating them.

Here is what I made instead of trying to freeze them…

Yummy Guacamole


4 ripe Hass avocados ~ diced

¼ cup red onion ~ diced finely

1/2 lime ~ zest

½ lime juice

¼ cup cilantro ~ chopped finely

Tabasco ~ 4 dashes

1 teaspoon sea salt

¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper


Placed diced avocado in a bowl and smash with a fork, add red onion, cilantro, salt, cayenne pepper and Tabasco along with the juice and zest (zest lime while it is still whole) from ½ a lime.  Mix together just to combine.

Serve with tortilla chips.

4 thoughts on “Guacamole, for the unofficial beginning of summer weekend”

  1. Great idea, really like the addition of lime zest in your guacamole. Love your blog. Going to try the salmon next, I will let you know how I like it.

    1. Amber, Glad you like the lime zest in the guacamole. Let me know what you think of the salmon.
      Have a great day!

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