Did you know that May 5 is Cinco de Mayo? A holiday commemorating the Mexican triumph over France in the battle Puebla. Oddly enough it is mostly celebrated in the Mexican state of Puebla and the United States as a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride. What better way to celebrate than with a stellar guacamole recipe?!!?

Grilled Guacamole
3 Mexican Avocados
2 TBSP olive oil
1 lime, juiced
1/2 TSP each sea salt, ground cumin, cayenne
1/2 medium white onion diced
2 roma tomatoes seeded and diced
1 TBSP chopped cilantro
1 clove minced garlic

Cut avocados in half and remove pits. Brush with oil and grill on BBQ until you get nice grill marks – about 3 minutes on a hot grill.

Scoop out avocado flesh and put into a bowl. Add lime juice and stir to coat. Drain left over lime juice after coating but reserve it for use later. Use a potato masher to beat up avocado and add salt, cumin and cayenne – mash together. Fold in onion, tomato, cilantro and garlic. Add a TBSP of reserved lime juice and let sit at room temperature for one hour before serving.

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