Picture Recipe for Kid Chefs
The Game Plan
How Long it Will Take with Kid Chefs
- 30 minutes
- Makes 2 dry cups of guacamole
- Serves 4-8 people
Suggested Serving Size
¼ cup guacamole with however many veggie dippers you’d like
Forgot to buy limes? Lemons can work in a pinch!
Grown-up Pro TipS
- This is a very popular party appetizer in our house. To bring to a party, just triple the recipe (6 avocados, 6 limes, etc..). And to keep it from turning brown before the party, try these tricks.
How can you tell if an avocado is ripe? A few hints:
Tends to be turning a dark green color or brown-ish instead of a uniform bright green color
Gives to gentle pressure when you squeeze it. If it’s rock hard, it’s not ripe yet. If it’s really soft and mushy, it’s over ripe.
How to ripen and store avocados
If it’s the right amount of ripe: store on your counter, eat today or tomorrow
To ripen faster: store in a brown paper bag at room temperature (not in your fridge)
To ripen more slowly: if it’s already ripe and you won’t eat it today or tomorrow, store in your fridge to slow down the ripening process
For kids that might find “chunky” guacamole challenging:
Skip the tomatoes and pulse the mixture in a food processor at the end of the recipe. It will make a smoother guacamole, which may make it easier for some kids to try it.
This Recipe is Dietician Approved!
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Dietary Needs and Substitutions
Recipe as Written
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