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Chef Folse's Guacamole Puebla

Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Yields: 1 Cup

Comment:
Cinco de Mayo, the fifth of May, is a day to remember the victory of a small group of Mexican soldiers over a larger French army in the battle of Puebla in 1862. Commemorate the holiday by feasting on traditional Mexican fare like guacamole, black beans and chimichangas.

Ingredients:

3 avocadoes, halved, cored and peeled
juice of 1 lime
½ tsp salt
½ tsp cumin
½ tsp cayenne pepper
½ small yellow onion, diced
2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
2 tbsps chopped cilantro
1 clove garlic, minced

Method:

In a large mixing bowl, toss avocadoes and lime juice. Drain and reserve juice. Add salt, cumin and cayenne. Mash with a potato masher or fork. Fold in onions, tomatoes, cilantro and garlic. Add 1 tbsp reserved lime juice. Let sit at room temperature 1 hour before serving.

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