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San Diego Growers' Guacamole

San Diego Growers' Guacamole


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San Diego cuisine is a rich melting pot of ethnic flavors including Southwestern spices and ingredients, which complement the delicious taste of Fresh California Avocados in this buttery "San Diego Growers' Guacamole" recipe.


Serving Size: 4

1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed in boiling water for 5 minutes and drained well
2 Anaheim or jalapeño chiles, stemmed, halved lengthwise and seeded
1/4 medium red onion, cut into pieces
1 Tbsp. olive or vegetable oil
2 ripe Fresh California Avocados, peeled and seeded
4 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
2 Tbsp. tomatillo salsa
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
2 tsp. kosher salt
1/2 tsp. Freshly ground pepper
As needed Hot pepper sauce (optional)

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F and line a baking sheet with foil, coat with cooking spray.
  2. Toss corn, chile and onion pieces with oil in large bowl, then spread in a single layer on prepared baking sheet.
  3. Roast for 15-20 minutes, until vegetables are lightly browned.
  4. When cool, peel chiles if desired; chop chiles and onion finely.
  5. Set aside with roasted corn.
  6. In large mixing bowl, coarsely mash avocados with lime juice.
  7. Stir in chopped roasted chiles and onion, corn, salsa, and cilantro.
  8. Season to taste with salt, pepper and a few drops of hot pepper sauce, if desired.
  9. Transfer guacamole to serving bowl and serve with tortilla chips.

Serving Suggestions:
Tortilla chips in bright colors such as red, green and blue corn make a festive presentation.

*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.

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 against the surface of the guacamole.

Nutrition information per serving

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories 220; Total Fat 17 g (Sat 2.5 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 4 g, Mono 9 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 1240 mg; Potassium 475 mg; Total Carbohydrates 17 g; Dietary Fiber 8 g; Total Sugars 3 g; Protein 3 g; Vitamin A 908 IU; Vitamin C 16 mg; Calcium 20 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 81 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 25%; 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.

Recipe Tags

  • chiles
  • cinco de mayo
  • dairy free
  • guacamole
  • jalapeno
  • tomatillos
  • vegan
  • vegetarian


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