Guacamole and Salsa? Yes, please!

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I love Mexican food and topping my dishes with healthy salsa and guacamole. These are a few of my favorite salsa and guacamole recipes, give them a try this weekend. They’re perfect for any outdoor picnic, BBQ, snack or for a side with dinner. Enjoy!

Guacamole

Ingredients:

  • 3 ripe avocados
  • Juice of 1⁄2 fresh lime
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
  • 1⁄2 red or purple onion, minced well
  • 1 tsp. garlic, minced 1 jalapeno, chopped

Directions: Cut avocados in half. Discard pit and scoop flesh into bowl. Place all ingredients in medium bowl and mix until just combined. Don’t over mix.

 

Pico De Gallo

Ingredients:

  • 4-6 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 jalapeño (optional)
  • 1⁄2 onion
  • 1 lime
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Cilantro
  • Ground pepper to taste

Directions: Cut tomatoes, red pepper, onion, and garlic into small pieces, may discard seeds (of tomato and red pepper) if desired. Combine in a bowl

Cut stems off cilantro. Chop leaves and add to bowl.

De-seed jalapeno and cut to small pieces. Only add as much pepper as wanted for spice. (Whole pepper or more=spicy, half or less=mild)

Add fresh squeezed lime juice to taste. Add ground pepper to taste.

 

Avocado Salsa

Ingredients:

  • 1⁄2 lemon (juice)
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and chopped
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Ground pepper to taste

Directions: Combine all ingredients and toss well.

 

Mango Pepper Salsa

Ingredients:

  • 4 red bell peppers, chopped
  • 2 large ripe mangos, diced
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 1⁄2 lime (juice)
  • 1 bunch cilantro, finely chopped

Directions: Combine all ingredients and toss well.

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