Spicy Basil Guacamole

Total Time:
10 min
Prep:
10 min

Yield:
2 1/2 cups
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 3 medium ripe avocados (recommended: Hass), halved, pitted, peeled and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 medium ripe red tomato, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Directions

In a large mixing bowl, mash 1 of the chopped avocados with a fork. Add the remaining chopped avocados, the garlic, tomatoes, lime juice, lemon juice, green onions, basil, crushed red pepper flakes, salt and pepper; stir to combine. Taste and adjust the seasoning, as needed, with crushed red pepper flakes, salt and pepper, to taste.

If not serving immediately, sprinkle a bit of lemon juice over the top and cover put plastic wrap directly on top of the guacamole surface. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.


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