Avocado Salsa

Stirrin' It Up: Avocado Salsa (May 15, 2018)

Air Date: May 15, 2018

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Yields: 3 cups


In May, Americans commemorate National Salsa Month each year. This recipe combines avocado and jalapeños to create this tasty salsa. It's great for an appetizer with chips or a taco topping.


2 ripe avocados, shelled and pitted

2 red jalapeño peppers, fire roasted, stemmed, seeded and chopped

juice of 1 lime

1 tsp granulated garlic

1 cup water

2½ tbsps minced fresh cilantro

3 tbsps finely minced onion

salt to taste


In bowl of a food processor, combine avocado, jalapeño, lime juice, granulated garlic, and water. Purée mixture on high for 10 seconds or until jalapeño is finely minced. Transfer mixture to a medium bowl then stir in cilantro and onion. Season to taste using salt. Adjust seasonings if necessary. Cover and chill in refrigerator until ready to use. Serve with your favorite corn or tortilla chips.