p.s. it also makes a great condiment for carnitas!
mise en place
2 (medium-large) ripe avocados
1/4 medium onion
1 garlic clove, finely minced
1/2 - 1 jalapeño (depending how spicy you want it), finely minced
juice of 1 lime
1 tablespoon mayonaise
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
few sprigs of cilantro, chopped
peel and seed avocados and put them in a bowl. using a potato masher, mash the avocados.
add the rest of the ingredients, mix it up and voila, guacamole! it's that easy!
couple things to note:
- the lime juice is important not only for the flavor but it keeps the guacamole from turning brown. and there's nothing more unappealing than brown guacamole.
- i find that guacamole tastes best served at room temperature. if you need to put it in the fridge, wrap it w/ plastic wrap so that the wrap is touching the top of the guac. let it come to room temp before serving.
- my recipe calls for SEA SALT because that is what i use. if you are using regular table salt, reduce the amount by 1/2. add more to taste if needed.