Spicy Pea Guacamole

Green peas add lovely sweetness to chef Enrique Olvera’s guacamole. He doesn’t use lime juice—he likes to show off the flavor of the avocado—but you can add a squeeze if you prefer. Slideshow:  More Guacamole Recipes 

Spicy Pea Guacamole
Photo: © Con Poulos
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 serrano chile, chopped 

  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro

  • 1/2 cup thawed frozen peas

  • 2 medium Hass avocados—peeled, pitted and chopped

  • Kosher salt

  • Tortilla chips, for serving


  1. In a mortar, mash the chile with the cilantro. Add the peas and avocados and mash until well blended but still chunky. Season with salt and serve with chips.

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