I admit it…I usually buy my guacamole already made from Costco. It’s organic, has few ingredients, and is delicious. And my kids use their chips like spoons to eat it, they love it so much! The other night, though, I sent a kid to the garage refrigerator to get guac for dinner, and THERE WAS NONE!
Fortunately, I did have ripe avocados, jalapenos, cilantro, and tomatoes on hand, so I made a quick and yummy salsa that tasted like guacamole and salsa combined, one of our favorite things anyway. My friend Ana brought a similar one to bunko last month, and I think I came pretty close to her fabulous one.
Avocado-Tomato Salsa Fresca
- 2 ripe avocados, diced
- 2 tomatoes
- 1/2 cup chopped cilantro
- 1/2 jalapeno, seeded and minced, or more if you like it hot!
- 1/4 cup minced red onion
- 2 Tbsp lime juice
- 1 teaspoon sugar
For the tomatoes, cut them in half and squeeze out the juice and as many seeds as you can, so they’re pretty dry. Then dice them as small as your patience allows.
Combine all the ingredients and refrigerate for an hour or so. Or eat it immediately, if you’d like…it was really good then, but even better after it sat!
We had it with chips and also in tortillas with chicken I cooked in the slow cooker with a jar of salsa verde, then shredded. The whole meal totally rocked, but the salsa was the best!