Pear and Pistachio Guacamole

Perfect for autumn or winter when the petite seckel pears are in season. But you can use any favorite pear. It has a surprising crunch, creating a delicious new version of guacamole. The pistachios on top make it extra special and contrast so nicely with the pear and avocado.

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
15 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 3 Hass avocados, halved, pitted and cubed
  • 2 firm ripe Seckel pears or 1 large Anjou pear, cored and finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 small jalapeno, minced with some seeds
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped roasted pistachios
  • Lime wedges, for serving
  • Blue corn tortilla chips, for serving
Directions

Toss together the avocados and pears in a medium bowl. Stir in the cilantro, lime juice, coriander, 1/2 teaspoon salt, the garlic and jalapenos until combined. Add additional salt and pepper to taste.

Transfer to a serving bowl, sprinkle with the pistachios and serve with lime wedges and blue corn tortilla chips.


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