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from "The Well-Filled Tortilla Cookbook" by Susanna Hoffman and Victoria Wise

No sour cream, no cream cheese, no mayonnaise. For guacamole, the famous party treat and favorite taco frosting, unadulterated renditions are the most glorious. Here we offer a traditional, purist's guacamole.

Takes 15 minutes
Makes about 2 cups
 The Well-Filled Tortilla Cookbook

3 medium avocados, preferably Haas*
1/2 medium tomato, finely diced
1 1/2 tablespoons minced onion
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh chili pepper
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoons salt

*FreshDirect Note: Our avocados ship while firm, so please allow the avocados a few days' ripening time on your kitchen counter before completing this recipe.

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Halve the avocados and remove the pits. Use a spoon to scoop out the pulp and place it in a bowl. Add the tomato, onion, chili, lemon juice, and salt. Mash with a fork until the avocado is mostly smooth with a few lumps here and there.

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  Beefsteak Tomatoes, Large - $2.99/lb
  White Onion, Large - $1.99/lb
  Jalapeño Pepper - $0.25/ea
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  Lemons - $0.89/ea Save! 5 for $4
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