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Guacamole, from 'Techniques of Healthy Cooking'

Here's an extra recipe for guacamole from this week's Cook the Book, Techniques of Healthy Cooking.


Guacamole, from 'Techniques of Healthy Cooking'

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  • 1 1/2 pounds / 680 grams avocados (4 ripe)
  • 1 ounce / 30 grams minced scallions
  • 2 teaspoon /10 mL minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup / 60 mL fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon / 5 ml minced jalapeño
  • 1 teaspoon / 5 ml chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon / 5 mL kosher salt


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    1. Mash the avocados to a chunky consistency with a fork. Add the scallions, garlic, juice, jalapeño, cilantro, and salt. Stir to blend.

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    Note: Use a fork to mash the avocados to a chunky consistency; food processors and blenders will make the mixture too smooth.


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