+

Toasted Almond Guacamole with Apricots

Ingredients (8)

  • 1 1/4 pounds ripe avocados (about 3 medium), halved and pitted
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots (about 10 to 15), small dice
  • 1/2 medium jalapeño pepper or serrano chile, stemmed, seeded, and finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons almond butter
  • 2 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (from about 2 medium limes), plus more as needed
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more as needed
  • 1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds (optional)
Try Amazon Fresh
Nutritional Information
  • Calories228
  • Fat18.36g
  • Saturated fat2.34g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs16.88g
  • Fiber8.03g
  • Sugar6.9g
  • Protein3.99g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium279.92mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (6 servings) Powered by

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.

Toasted Almond Guacamole with Apricots

This unique guacamole recipe adapted from Rick Bayless veers from the common avocado, lime, and cilantro combination, and instead is sweet and nutty with the flavors of dried apricots and almonds. Try it with a chicken quesadilla or simply on a tortilla chip.

What to buy: Look for avocados that give slightly when pressed but are not completely soft. We used Hass avocados.

This recipe was featured as part of our guacamole recipe gallery.

Instructions

  1. 1Scoop the flesh from the avocados into a large bowl. Mash with the back of a large fork or a potato masher to make a chunky paste.
  2. 2Add the remaining ingredients except the almonds and stir to combine. Taste and season with additional lime juice and salt as needed.
  3. 3Garnish with the almonds (if using) and serve immediately or place a sheet of plastic wrap directly on the surface of the guacamole and refrigerate for up to 2 hours. (The plastic wrap will keep the guacamole from turning brown.)
Load Comments

Recommended from Chowhound

11 International Dumpling Recipes to Wrap Up Dinner This Fall
Recipe Round-Ups

11 International Dumpling Recipes to Wrap Up Dinner This Fall

by David Klein | Much like the divisive “Is a hot dog a sandwich?” debate, defining a dumpling can be contentious...

Keshi Yená Is Your New Favorite Way to Eat Cheese for Dinner
How To

Keshi Yená Is Your New Favorite Way to Eat Cheese for Dinner

by Kelly Magyarics | If you're seeking a new spin on comfort food, try Curaçao's stuffed cheese dish, keshi yená. It's...

6 Ways to Make Your Smoothies Taste Totally Amazing
How To

6 Ways to Make Your Smoothies Taste Totally Amazing

by Gretchen Lidicker | If you want make the best smoothie of all time, take these easy tips and tricks to heart. Too sweet...