This dip deserves the popularity that it has gained. Though it’s delicious served with crackers or crudits, I think it’s even more appetizing when served with corn chips.
MAKES 1Вј CUPS
2 ripe avocados (preferably Hass variety)
Juice of ВЅ lemon or lime
1 tomato, seeded and minced
1 tablespoon minced onion
2 tablespoons sour cream
Salt to taste
ВЅ jalapeo pepper, seeded and minced, or Tabasco to taste
Lemon slice, lime slice, or tomato wedges for garnish
- Slice the avocados in half vertically and remove the pit. Insert the handle of a spoon between the skin and the flesh and move it around to separate them.
- In a medium bowl mash the avocado with a fork until smooth. Add all of the remaining ingredients (except the garnish) and mix. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour.
- Spoon into a serving dish and add the garnish of your choice.