Introduction: Grandma's Homemade Guacamole

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Guacamole was originally made by the Aztecs by the 16th century. It has become more popular in North America and is used as a dip, condiment, and salad enhancer. Here we provide a simple recipe, so anyone of any age can make homemade guacamole.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: Seven- 1/2 cup servings

Gather the following ingredients to make a fiesta for seven (1/2 cup servings):

  1. 5 Ripe avocados: peeled, pitted and cut into chunks
  2. 1 tbsp lemon juice
  3. 1 tbsp lime juice
  4. 1/2 cup sweet white onion: finely chopped
  5. 1/2 cup ripe tomato (we use soma tomatoes, but any can be used): seeded and diced
  6. 1/4 cup of fresh sweet corn (can also use canned or frozen): off the cob
  7. Pinch of salt
  8. Pinch of pepper

Then collect following materials:

  1. Mixing bowl
  2. Sharp knife (if not using prepared vegetables)
  3. Cutting board
  4. Mashing utensil (any fork or spoon will work
  5. Serving dish

Caution: A knife will be used to cut the ingredients, appropriate supervision is advised.

If you do not know how to pit and cut an avocado, follow this link to learn how!

How to Pit and Cut and Avacado

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Mash avocados in a bowl with the lemon and lime juice.

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Mix in minced onion, diced tomato, and corn that has been cut off cob (or frozen or canned corn).

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Add salt and pepper to taste.

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Place in a serving dish and enjoy!!

Follow this link to make the homemade tortilla chips to go with this guacamole!

Grandmas Homemade Tortilla Chips

This Instructable was Prepared By: Julia Tierney, Kim Thomas, Jacquie Glaser, and Brandon Wagner.

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