Lemon-Basil Guacamole

Traditional Mexican guacamole gets an Italian twist with the addition of freshly squeezed lemon and sweet basil leaves.

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  • Servings: Makes 2 cups

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  • 3 ripe Hass avocados
  • 1/4 cup finely diced white onion
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • Kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup fresh chopped sweet basil

How to make this recipe

  1. Scoop the avocado into a bowl. Coarsely mash it with a fork. Stir in the onion, lemon juice, red chili flakes, salt and basil. Serve with tortilla chips.

Make Ahead

Press plastic wrap firmly against the surface of the guacamole and refrigerate overnight.

Contributed By Photo © Emily Farris Published November 2013

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