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Posted April 20, 2005 by Nick Lindauer in Recipes
 
 

Some like it hot. I like it really, really hot!


As a native New Orleanian who spent several years ensconced in Texas, I have certainly sampled my share of spicy and often fiercely fiery foods. And my favorites of these piquant eats always seem to feature the petite, power-packed jalapeno pepper. Read More…

From the article:
Great Guacamole Recipe
Makes about 2 cups

  • 10-12 fresh tomatillos, husked and washed
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, stemmed, seeded
  • 4 medium avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Boil tomatillos in a medium saucepan of water, just until tender, about 5 minutes. Drain.

Combine tomatillos and jalapenos in food processor and blend until smooth. In a bowl, mash avocadoes with a fork. Stir in tomatillo and jalapeno mixture along with onion and stir until smooth.

Add cilantro and lime juice, stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper.


Nick Lindauer

 
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