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Poblano Pepper
Guacamole


We don’t exaggerate in claiming that the guacamole is undoubtedly the most popular dip in the world and therefore there are countless variations of the recipe. In this occasion we are going to mix avocado with Poblano pepper, to obtain a guacamole as good as the traditional one with the difference that it will have a more intense flavor ... you will also perceive toasted notes and to balance all the flavors it is garnished with grated fresh cheese.



This guacamole has another interesting point to highlight because it is mixed with parsley instead of coriander. With this herb the guacamole acquires more freshness and a very pleasant aroma. As all the guacamoles this one also serves to accompany your favorite snacks but also consider using it in some quesadillas because the quesadillas’ flavor will be enriched.


About the Recipe

  • The preparation of this guacamole is a bit elaborated.
  • As part of the preparation the Poblano peppers are roasted, if you want you can put a fan in the kitchen so it doesn’t fill with smoke.
  • This guacamole is prepared with parsley and don’t substitute it for coriander because the flavor won’t be the same.
  • The total preparation time is of .
  • The recipe is for 2 cups.


Ingredients

  • 3 Avocados (26.4 oz)
  • 2 Poblano Peppers (8.8 oz)
  • 1 Tomato (7.1 oz)
  • 1/2 Lime (.5 oz)
  • 2 Garlic cloves with skin (.3 oz)
  • 1 Parsley sprig (.4 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons of grated Fresh Cheese
  • 1/2 tablespoon of Salt

  • Cookware

  • 1 Griddle
  • 1 Blender
  • 1 Bowl
  • 1 Chopping Board
  • 1 Tongs
  • 1 Mixing Spatula
  • 1 Knife
  • 1 Fork
  • 1 Plastic Bag
  • 1 Lime Squeezer (optional)

  • Directions

    Roast the Garlics and the Tomato


    1. Put on a griddle over medium heat 2 garlic cloves with skin and roast them for approximately 1½ minutes, until all their sides are moderately roasted; move them regularly with some tongs.
    2. Remove from the griddle the garlic cloves and wait for them to cool a little.
    3. Peel the garlic cloves that were roasted, then put them in a blender and reserve.
    4. Put on the griddle over medium-high heat 1 tomato and roast it for about 5 minutes, until all their sides are well roasted; move it regularly with the tongs.
    5. Remove from the griddle the tomato and wait for it to cool a little.
    6. Peel the tomato that was roasted, then put it in the blender and reserve.



    Roast the Poblano Peppers


    1. Put on a griddle over medium-high heat 2 Poblano peppers and roast them for about 4 minutes, until all their sides are completely black; move them regularly with the tongs.
    2. Transfer from the griddle to a plastic bag, with the tongs, the 2 Poblano peppers that were roasted.
    3. Close the plastic bag and leave the Poblano peppers resting for about 5 minutes, until the bag sweats.


    All this ritual ;) that is made with the chilies is to make them have a more intense flavor.


    1. Take from the plastic bag the 2 Poblano peppers and rinse them while removing the outer skin of the chilies (the burned part).
    2. Discard the seeds and the veins of the Poblano peppers that were rinsed. Upon completion put them in the blender.
    3. Blend very well the ingredients and reserve.

    Mix the Ingredients


    1. Separate from 1 parsley sprig the leaves from the stalks. Then finely chop the leaves and discard the stalks, then set aside.
    2. Scoop out the pulp of 3 avocados and put it in a bowl; reserve 1 avocado pit.
    3. Mash with a fork the avocados’ pulp that was put in the bowl, until having the consistency of a puree.
    4. Also add in the bowl:
    • The Mixture that was blended.
    • The Parsley Leaves that were minced.
    • The juice of 1/2 Lime.
    • 1/2 tablespoon of Salt.


    1. Mix very well the bowl ingredients with a mixing spatula.
    2. Insert in the Poblano pepper guacamole, the avocado pit that was reserved and sprinkle 2 tablespoons of grated fresh cheese.


    The avocado pit serves to preserve the Poblano pepper guacamole for a longer time.



    Exquisite Flavors

    Poblano Pepper Guacamole accompanied with tortilla chips



    * This guacamole will only last 1 day because the avocado oxidizes quickly.


    Variations: The guacamole can also be prepared with banana pepper or with manzano pepper.



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    ADDITIONAL INFO





    The best bowl for this guacamole.





    Poems about the guacamole.





    In this recipe many ingredients will be roast and some good tongs are needed.