My Best Guacamole

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Molcajete Guide and Best Guacamole
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Making guacamole in a molcajete makes it truly special and combines all the flavors into a fantastic dip. Once you make it this way, you’ll never go back!


2 tablespoons minced shallot
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 lime, juice only
1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
2-3 tablespoons fresh minced cilantro
3 large, ripe avocadoes
1/2 cup grape tomatoes, diced
Salt to taste
Tortilla chips, for serving


  1. Add minced shallots, jalapeno, half of the cilantro, half of the lime juice, and a pinch of salt to molcajete with cumin and chili powder. Mash the ingredients together well into a rough paste.
  2. Scoop the ripe avocado into the molcajete and mash together with the other ingredients.
  3. Finish the guacamole by folding in extra cilantro, minced tomatoes, a squeeze of extra lime, and a pinch of salt to taste.
  4. Serve immediately with tortilla chips.