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How to make Guacamole Dip in a pressure situation! No time to go shopping for that perfect gift? Make Guacamole!

Have you ever been to a Mexican or Latin American restaurant and get the salsa and guacamole? I get full by eating the chips and dip because of how addictive they are. I decided to make guacamole so that I could put my own twist on it. I could decide how much pepper, lime, and tomato to put in my dip.

The problem I had was deciding what to do for Mother’s Day. I did not have time to go out and get a gift so I had to make do with the ingredients that I had in the fridge. Luckily, I had avocados, tomatoes, and onions which gave me the idea to copy the restaurant appetizers.

What I loved about making the guac was that it was a fun and quick snack for anyone that has to make a last minute gift, especially when it’s a hit at parties. Within 10 minutes, you have a tangy, Latin American snack that can be shared with many people. I hope that you enjoy the process of making it and then eating the deliciousness.

Yet another Instructable with hopefully many to come from Dover Intermediate School in Westlake, Ohio. In Technology Literacy class students explore many components of technology. Instructables.com will help students share their work and experience in dreaming, planning, designing, making and documenting. We hope this to be just a start of some great ideas and creations. Be sure to follow to see more made by DIS Demons!

Step 1: Ingredients

  • 4 avocados
  • 2 tomatoes
  • Half a red onion
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1 tbs of cilantro
  • A pinch of cayenne pepper
  • ¼ cup lime juice

Step 2: Tools and Supplies

  • Big bowl
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Paper towels
  • Spatula for mixing
  • 2 spoons
  • A fork

Step 3: Make It!

Step 1: Cut the avocadoes in half and then scrape out the green part into the big mixing bowl, mashing them into a paste with a fork

Step 2: Dice the tomatoes, onions, and cilantro on the cutting board and add then to the big bowl

Step 3: Carefully chop the jalapeno into small pieces and add that to to the bowl

Step 4: Cut the lime in half and squeeze it over the bowl so that the juice is added to the mix

Step 5: Add the cayenne pepper and mix all the ingredients together

Step 6: Feel free to grab a bag of tortilla chips or a slice of toast to enjoy your guacamole dip!

Step 4: Summary

The guacamole will last about 2 days and then the green avocado will begin to turn brown. A potential problem is the avocados not being ripe enough and being too hard to mash. A solution to that is being careful at the grocery store and squeezing the avocado to make sure it is soft enough. Another problem is that the dip can go bad quicker if not stored properly so make sure to put foil over the bowl or place the dip in a tupperware container. I hope that this dip is as big of a hit at your parties as it was at mine!

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<p>That looks yummy, did you take any progress photos while you were making it?</p>
Working with the Maker to find if they have more images. Hope so.
<p>DIS Demon Maker provided a sample of this delicious recipe! Absolutely Excellent! Everyone should try this great dip.</p>

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