Oaxacan-Style Guacamole


Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Barbecue Bible

By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

  • About

Just about everybody is familiar with the pureed avocado preparation known as guacamole. What you may not realize is that it serves more as a sauce than a dip in Mexico and that it changes from region to region. Guacamole is easy to prepare, but if you don’t use ripe avocados (the sort that go splat when you drop them), it will never taste right. Here’s the Oaxacan version—perfect for spooning over grilled meats.