Avocado Two Ways: Chunky Guacamole and Tomatillo Salsa

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Avocado Two Ways: Chunky Guacamole and Tomatillo Salsa 3

Avocado is one of my favorite things to eat, and it’s found in two of my favorite dips. When I was in Mexico, I pretty much lived on this guacamole. Luckily, the resort that I was staying at had a “class” where they thought us how to make it so I can have it all the time! The tomatillo salsa is based on one from Rick Bayless. Its a nice change from a more traditional tomato-based salsa. Make these both and have an instant fiesta! It’ll bring a little bit of summertime fun and flavor into your fall.

Chunky Guacamole

  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 red onion, diced
  • 1 plum tomato, seeded and diced
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 1 small hand full of cilantro, chopped
  • sea salt to taste

Combine all ingredients. Mix well so that the avocado gets slightly mashed. Season to taste with sea salt.

Tomatillo Salsa

  • 4 tomatillos, husked
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 jalapenos
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • sea salt to taste
  • 1 avocado, diced

Combine first 5 ingredients in a food processor. Process until smooth, adding up to 1/4 cup of water if needed. Stir in the avocado.

By on September 17th, 2009

About Lauren

Hi, I'm Lauren! I'm a certified plant-based cook and enthusiastic omnivore who loves looking for creative ways to make weeknight meals more nutritious. I'm the author of Heathy Eating One Pot Cookbook and Healthy Meal Prep Slow Cooker Cookbook. I also blog at The Busy Foodie.

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