With Cinco de Mayo a couple of days away I thought I’d take the opportunity to share a recipe that would make a great addition to any excuse to drink excessive amounts of Corona Cinco de Mayo party. If you like spicy food and guacamole then this is the best of both worlds. Creamy avocado is mixed with spicy, smoky chipotle peppers and a little adobo sauce for an extra kick.
Since Ryan and I are such huge fans of spicy food, I’ve been trying to find a way to spice up guacamole for a little while. I tried adding a regular jalapeno but it just didn’t add the flavor I was looking for. Chipotle on the other hand, added the heat and a nice smoky flavor to the guacamole that made it really quite addicting. I would be lying if I told you that Ryan and I didn’t eat the entire batch in one sitting.
Cut the avocados in half lengthwise and remove the pit. Scoop the flesh of the avocado into a bowl. Mash the avocado with a fork, until mostly smooth.
Mix in remaining ingredients. Chill for 30 minutes to give the flavors a chance to meld.
If you prefer a non-spicy version of guacamole check out this recipe. Enjoy!
My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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