The perfect guacamole

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Modern Classics

Modern Classics

By Frances Bissell

Published 2000

  • About

Avocados are plentiful and relatively inexpensive. Buy them hard and perfectly unblemished, with the vestigial stalk still attached, and the fruit will ripen in the fruit bowl in a few days.


    You Need

  • To feed 8 people, 4 large ripe avocados, salt, pepper and a fresh lime, six spring onions, tr


Peel and roughly chop the avocados, then mash with the salt and pepper, grated lime zest and a little lime juice. Finely chop the spring onions and seeded chillies and stir into the mashed avocado. Cover with clingfilm until required, but preferably serve immediately.