Aztec Guacamole

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I recently visited my brother and sister-in-law. She is a fabulous cook who learned from her mother growing up in Mexico City. She doesn't cook from recipes, but from memory and experience of how she was taught. We had a fabulous meal of beef tacos with this guacamole. I watched so I could make it at home. It's different than most because of the tomatillos, and it's wonderful with the beef. I posted the beef taco recipe separately.

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  • add   1/2 fresh lime, juice of
  • add   1 serrano pepper (may need more depending on heat of pepper and your heat tolerance)
  • add   8 tomatillos
  • add   3 tablespoons cilantro
  • add   2 garlic cloves
  • add   2 avocados
  • add   1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • add   1/4 medium onion

Instructions

  1. Rmove the husks from the tomatillos, wash them well, and roughly chop them.
  2. Put the tomatillos, onion, garlic, and pepper in a food processor or blender.Process for about eight seconds.
  3. Add the avocado chunks, cilantro, salt, and lime juice to the food processor bowl.Process an additional ten seconds.The texture is supposed to be somewhat chunky - not a puree.
  4. Taste to adjust seasoning. You may need to add more serrano pepper. The tomatillos and lime will keep the guacamole fresh and it won't turn brown.