Guacamole a la Alton

Jane Whittaker


I have been making guacamole for years and stumbled over Alton Brown's version on the Food Network site.
This is by far my favorite.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min


  • 2 medium
    hass avacados, peeled, seeds removed, and diced
  • 1 small
    lime, freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 tsp
    kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin, more if you like
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper, more if you like
  • 1/2 medium
    onion, chopped
  • 2 medium
    roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh cilantro, chopped, more if you like
  • 1 clove
    garlic. minced

How to Make Guacamole a la Alton


  1. Peel, seed, and dice the avacado, put in a large bowl.
  2. Slice the lime in half and squeeze the juice over the avacado, toss to coat.
  3. Use a potato masher to mash the avacado, add salt, cumim, cayennne and mash again
  4. Peel and dice the onion, remove the stem off the jalepeno, and remove the seeds and veins, dice the jalepeno. Cut tomato in half and squeeze out the seeds, dice the tomato.
  5. Add the onion mixture to the avacado mixture and stir gently to coat.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap, and chill til serving time.
    Make sure that the plastic wrap is in contact with the top of the guacamole, will help keep it green.

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About Guacamole a la Alton

Course/Dish: Vegetable Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Spanish
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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