Red Guac Recipe
Serves 4 to 6
Spicy, smoky chipotle meets creamy, rich avocados. Gently swirling the red sauce into the guac helps the avocado stay bright while creating spicy pockets of chipotle sauce throughout.
- 1/4 red onion, small diced
- 2 tablespoons lime juice
- 2 tablespoons chipotle in adobo, minced, more to taste
- 2 tablespoons tomato paste
- 1 medium ripe tomato, diced
- 3 large ripe avocados
- 1/2 bunch cilantro, chopped
- Kosher salt, to taste
- Tortilla chips, for serving
- In a small bowl, combine red onion and lime juice. Mix to coat.
- Add chipotle, tomato paste, and diced tomato. Mix to create red sauce; set aside.
- Halve avocados, remove pits, and scoop flesh into a large bowl. Mash with a fork or potato masher.
- Stir in cilantro and season with salt, to taste.
- Swirl in red sauce and serve with tortilla chips.
- Cook’s Tip:
- Raw onions can have a harsh, sulfury taste. We start by squeezing lime juice over the onion so the acid in the juice will remove it.
- Guacamole will eventually turn brown from oxidization. Make ahead and keep your guac bright longer by placing a piece of plastic wrap directly against the surface until serving.
Nutrition:Amount Per Serving (Based on 6 servings)
Total Fat: 15 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 40 mg
Carbohydrates: 12 g
Fiber: 7 g
Total Sugar: 2 g
Added Sugars: 0 g
Protein: 3 g
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