Wednesday, July 1

Go Green!

4th of July weekend is coming up and its time to bust out your favorite outdoor grilling/picnic foods. I think guacamole is the perfect appetizer dip, don't you? Oh, and don't you want to wow your friends by stuffing guacamole into super cute avocado cups? I thought so. Since being "green" is considered cool these days, you can claim you are recycling by using the avocado skins as cups. Go green!

I don't know about you but I like my guacamole chunky not stewy. I like to taste big chunks of soft, buttery, dense avocado with a hint of crunch. That's where green onions come in. A lot of 'em. And to top these heaps of green deliciousness, an unexpected spice — curry powder. It adds a little heat and gorgeous color as well.

Stuffed Guacamole
2 avocados
2 stalks of green onion, light green and white parts sliced
1-2 tablespoons of lime juice
kosher salt
Dollop of sour cream
1 teaspoon or so of curry powder

1 Slice open the avocados and scoop out the green stuff with a spoon into a small bowl.
2 Roughly chop the avocado, leaving big chunks. 
3 Slice light green and white parts of green onions.
4 Add lime juice, salt and green onions to the avocado and gently fold, keeping the chunks chunky.
5 Scoop mixed guacamole back into the avocado skins and top with sour cream and curry powder.

21 comments:

♥peachkins♥ said...

I have a sudden urge to dip some of my chips there! great presentation!

Grace said...

i'm such a fan of all things avocado, and this unique presentation is definitely going to be used by me. great post!

Nutmeg Nanny said...

Super delicious! I love avocado and I love your presentation too:)

Rosa's Yummy Yums said...

Oh, that looks so good! I love guacamole!

Cheers,

Rosa

Karyn - (French Charming) said...

I love avocados and your recipe sounds divine! I really like serving it up in the avocado skins too! Such a gorgeous picture Zoe!

jenncuisine said...

Yum I LOVE guac! And serving them in the avocado skins is a great creative presentation idea!

doggybloggy said...

I dont have the words to tell you how good this looks....

Chef Fresco said...

I love how you displayed this, so cute! Great idea!

Cucinista said...

Great presentation! Avocado I could eat all year round, but it is really is summer in a (nut)shell.

girlichef said...

Yum, I love guac! I've never heard of it with curry powder before...must try next time :)

maybelles mom said...

they do look cute in the skins.

finsmom said...

Great serving idea! :)

Heavenly Housewife said...

Yummy, I love avacado. I have never seen anyone use curry powder with it though, thats a great idea, it must bring some warmth to it :)

Anita said...

Great recipe and perfect for the weekend too!

Hannah said...

What a fun presentation! I'm sure these would be a big hit at any summer party. :)

5 Star Foodie said...

I love the idea of stuffed guacamole and your picture is stunning!

Muneeba said...

gorgeous! and with a new twist, using that curry powder ... interesting!

Erin said...

What a beautiful way to serve guacamole! Love it!

Maryanna said...

What a cute way to serve inside the avocado.

Kevin said...

I like the idea of serving the guacamole in the avocado skins!

Erin said...

I can't believe I never thought to serve the guac inside the avocado skins. Great idea!