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I just made my own guacamole for the first time based on a recipe by Dr. John La Puma. I customized it considerably for my own tastes, so I’m claiming this recipe as my own.

MonT-SteR Guacamole


  • 3 avocados
  • 2 small tomatillos
  • Half a small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 Serrano chile peppers
  • 1 Roma tomato, diced
  • 1-2 tsps each of lemon and lime juice
  • 1 tbsp of sour cream
  • Salt to taste


  • Mash up the avocados until they’re a nice green paste (yucky visual, I know).
  • Add the onion, garlic, tomato, and tomatillo.
  • Cut the chile peppers in half from top to bottom. Then, take a spoon and scoop out the seeds (this will reduce their spiciness a good bit — thanks to Dr. La Puma for this tip). Mince the peppers and add to mixture.
  • Add the sour cream, and the lemon and lime juice. Salt to taste. Stir thoroughly.

Enjoy on tortilla chips, as a sandwich spread (especially on a deli-sliced turkey sandwich with brown mustard — YUM!), or as a vegetable dip.

Let me know what you think!


aka The MonT-SteR