Velvet Guacamole

Hello dear reader,

I am a big fan of Mexican food and could eat guacamole all day long!

I have several guac recipes that I like but this recipe for “Velvet Guacamole” is my favourite as it is so quick and easy not to mention fresh and, well, velvety!

Velvet Guacamole


I have no idea where I got this recipe – it has been in my hand-written recipe book for so long that half the words have faded away!

Velvet Guacamole – recipe
– 2 ripe avocadoes
– 6 cloves garlic, crushed
– Fresh Chilli, chopped finely (I use one large Anaheim Chilli – adapt this to how fiery you like it)
– juice of 1 lime
– good quality oil (I use cold-pressed rapeseed oil, as it it local to me)

Guacamole ingredients

1) Peel the avocados, remove the stone and mush down their flesh using a fork.
2) Mix in the garlic, chilli and lime juice, stirring well to combine.
3) Eat immediately, or drizzle with oil to retain the colour, and refrigerate for up to two days.

Velvet Guacamole

I love my velvet guac as a dip, or even spread on toast or crackers!


P.S. I am entering this into Chris’s Foodie World Cup bloggers challenge, as Mexico are playing today (17th June 2014).

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  1. Wonderful addition. I love Mexican food as well. So we are completely in line here. Your guacamole version looks really delicious. I like that velvety … yes … touch.

    • Thanks Chris. It’s always worth making Homemade Guacamole! 🙂

  2. I love guacamole, happy to eat it every day, but sadly it is calorie-laden. I tend to add just a bit of Tabasco rather than a fresh chilli, as I am a wimp when it comes to chillies.

    • Ah yes, but healthy calories Galina! I love chillies but do have to be careful of their heat levels too – that’s why I love Anaheim Chillies – they are still fresh and tasty but not overly hot. x

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