Yields Makes about 1 1/2 cups; 4 servings
Notes: Serve with tortilla chips or crisp raw vegetables.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Pit and peel avocado. Place in a bowl.

Step 2
2

Add tomato, shallots, lime juice, cilantro, and garlic. With a potato masher, coarsely mash mixture. Add chili and salt to taste, and mix.

Ingredients

 1 ripe avocado (3/4 lb.)
 1/3 cup chopped firm-ripe tomato
 2 tablespoons minced shallots or onion, rinsed and drained
 1 tablespoon lime juice
 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
 1 clove garlic, peeled and pressed or minced
 2 to 3 teaspoons minced fresh jalapeño chili
  Salt

Directions

Step 1
1

Pit and peel avocado. Place in a bowl.

Step 2
2

Add tomato, shallots, lime juice, cilantro, and garlic. With a potato masher, coarsely mash mixture. Add chili and salt to taste, and mix.

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