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Veracruzan Guacamole
– with radishes –


There was no way that this would not happen... the gastronomy of Veracruz also had to provide their guacamole recipe and it is made in a very original way, by including radishes in the preparation.

The curious thing about this preparation is that the radishes are not a vegetable that characterizes the state of Veracruz, the Jarochans simply came up with this way of making the guacamole and they got a great recipe because
the guacamole acquires a crunchy consistency and a delicious strong and spicy flavor .



Although the best part of the Veracruzan guacamole is the combination of its opposite flavors that are generated by combining the avocado with the radish. It is a very good combination that can be used to put to tacos , to a melted cheese or to some breaded shrimps.


About the Recipe

  • As any other guacamole this one is also very easy to make.
  • When buying the avocados pick the ones that are a little bit soft because this indicates that they are just right.
  • To make this preparation just 10 minutes are needed.
  • The recipe yields 2 cups.


Ingredients

  • 2 Avocados (17.6 oz)
  • 4 Radishes (2.8 oz)
  • 1 Lime (1 oz)
  • 1/2 Jalapeno Pepper (.2 oz)
  • 1/4 of an Onion (1.2 oz)
  • 1 Coriander sprig (.3 oz)
  • 1/2 tablespoon of Salt

  • Cookware

  • 1 Bowl
  • 1 Cutting Board
  • 1 Mixing Spatula
  • 1 Knife
  • 1 Fork
  • 1 Lime Squeezer (optional)

  • Directions

    Cut Ingredients


    1. Dice 1/4 of an onion and 4 radishes; then reserve.
    2. Remove the veins and the seeds of 1/2 jalapeno pepper.
    3. Finely chop the jalapeno pepper with the one you worked and 1 coriander sprig; then reserve.



    Mix the Ingredients


    1. Scoop out the pulp of 2 avocados and put it in a bowl; reserve 1 avocado pit.
    2. Mash with a fork the avocados’ pulp that was put in the bowl, until having the consistency of a puree.
    3. Add in the bowl:
    • The Onion dices that were cut.
    • The dices of the Radishes that were cut.
    • The Chili that was minced.
    • The Coriander that was minced.
    • The juice of 1 Lime.
    • 1/2 tablespoon of Salt.


    The lime juice is very important because it is used for the avocado not to oxidize.


    1. Mix very well the bowl ingredients with a mixing spatula.
    2. Insert in the Veracruzan guacamole the avocado pit that was reserved.


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



    Soft and Crunchy


    Recommendation: If you want to keep enjoying the radish’s flavor, prepare the radish dip.



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