Chipotle Reveals Its Awesome Guacamole Recipe Just in Time for Summer

guacamole Cinco De Mayo -- and your summer entertaining -- just got a lot more exciting thanks to Chipotle sharing its coveted guacamole recipe. Yes, you read that correctly. Now you can whip up a batch of that heavenly avocado-based dip/topping/garnish right in your very own home!

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Seriously, this is pretty exciting, and making it even sweeter, the fresh-Mex purveyor has gone above and beyond and included instructions for selecting the perfect avocado! Sounds like it's time to head to the grocery store!

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Wow your family and your guests all summerlong with this delicious dish!

Recipe courtesy of Chipotle

Ingredients: 

  • 2 ripe Hass avocados (In the restaurant, we use 48 per batch, multiple times per day)
  • 2 tsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp cilantro (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup red onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 jalapeño, including seeds (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt

Directions:

1. Choose the right avocado. It should feel squishy yet firm (like the palm of your hand), and be a nice dark green color on the inside.

2. Cut the avocado in half and the remove the pit (carefully!)

3. Scoop the avocados and place in a medium bowl.

4. Toss and coat with lime juice.

5. Add the salt and using a fork or potato masher, mash until a smooth consistency is achieved.

6. Fold in the remaining ingredients and mix well.

7. Taste the guacamole (over and over) and adjust seasoning if necessary.

Will you make this or do you have another favorite guacamole recipe? 

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