Ultimate Guacamole

Step 1

Now, I’m a bit of a lazy bones and always save time where I can, this is how I make my guacamole. If you don’t have a food processor, simply finely chop the chili, tomato, red onion, coriander and then place them all together on a large chopping board and chop through again to pulverize. I never bother deseeding my chilies but you can if you prefer.

In a food processer, chuck in your onion, tomato, chill and most of your coriander, stalk and leaves, all just roughly chopped. Blitz for a few seconds or pulse until you have a nice fine dice of everything. Pop into a bowl.

Step 2

Roll your lime over the work surface with some pressure to help juicing, and then finely zest your lime by running over the fine grater of a Microplane. You just want to take the top green zest, not any of the white part, as it is bitter. Add the zest to the mix, then cut your lime in half, juice it and add this too.

Step 3

Now cut your avocado in half, remove the stone (keep them though) scoop out the creamy flesh with a spoon and make sure you get all the lovely good green part close to the skin. Do this with all you avocados and pop the flesh into the bowl.

Step 4

Now it’s the fun part, with clean hands I like to mix these together really squashing the avocado to a pulp to make it super creamy. Leave a few of the chunks of course or a bit of texture.

Step 5

I pop my stones back into the guacamole; it looks pretty and helps keep it from going brown. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately with a drizzle of good olive oil over the top and a few sprigs of fresh coriander leaves.