Guacamole with tomatillos

Guacamole with tomatillos


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About this recipe: A wonderful change to the traditional avocado dip. Tomatillos are mixed with avocados, red onion, tomatoes, lime juice and seasonings. Serve as a starter with tortilla chips or use as a sandwich spread or condiment.


Serves: 12 

  • 3 avocados, peeled, pitted and mashed
  • 3 tomatillos, husked and chopped
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon crushed chillies
  • 3 drops hot pepper sauce
  • salt and pepper to taste

Prep:15min  ›  Extra time:45min marinating  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. In a medium bowl, mix avocados, tomatillos, red onion, plum tomatoes and lime juice. Season with crushed chillies, hot pepper sauce and salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate at least 45 minutes before serving.


Fresh tomatillos can be purchased in Hispanic speciality shops or online (when in-season).

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Great Recipe with a refreshing taste....Guacamole with a difference! I grow my own tomatilllos on the patio. They are so easy to grow. I get my seeds from a Mail order seed catalogue, - 25 Sep 2012

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