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FRENCH GUACAMOLE

Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time 0 min
Total Time 10 min

Serves 8

3.66667 of 5 3 Ratings


Recipe Provided By the California Avocado Commission

To find a Frenchman, look for the freshly baked baguette tucked under his arm. Few Parisians manage to make it home without breaking off a chunk and enjoying the warm, yeasty goodness. Perhaps if they knew this savory French-style guacamole awaited them, more baguettes would survive to the front door!

 

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Ingredients

  • 4 ripe, Fresh California Avocados
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup finely chopped shallot
  • 3 Tbsp. dry vermouth
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped, fresh tarragon (or 1/2 that amount dried)
  • 1 tsp. salt

Instructions

  1. Coarsely mash (DO NOT PUREE) avocados.
  2. Stir in lemon juice.
  3. Fold in remaining ingredients.

Serving Suggestions:
Spread on slices of toasted baquette.

Beverage Pairings:

Try with your favorite French wine.

Guacamole is best made as close to serving as possible. For short-term storage, seal in an airtight container with a piece of plastic wrap directly against the surface of the guacamole.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.


Nutrition Information per Serving

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 160; Total Fat 13 g (Sat 2 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 2 g, Mono 8 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 300 mg; Potassium 470 mg; Total Carbohydrates 9 g; Dietary Fiber 6 g; Total Sugars 0 g; Protein 2 g; Vitamin A 196 IU; Vitamin C 9 mg; Calcium 16 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 79 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%; Vitamin C 15%; Calcium 2%; Iron 4%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Comments

FrenchGuacomole
Excellent flavor, easy to make and quick to get you complements!
Submitted By: Cris - Oct 29, 2011

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