Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Tomatillo Guacamole Recipe

Food photography has never been my claim to fame. I've learnt a whole lot on the matter since starting this blog 6 or so years ago but I am aware of how much I still lack. I am also conscious of how beneficial good quality photos are when it comes to recipe posts. One of these days I will update my camera and lens, purchase proper studio lights and start collecting more props to up the appeal. In the meantime, this is going to have to do. I know the bowl of green staring at you looks to be just that, but let me tell you I have made all kinds of guacamoles and there has never been one to rival it. You just don't wait for daylight when it comes to photographing food this good. Regardless, I will share the recipe with you. My recommendation: throw it together for you next summer barbecue or football party and you can thank me later! 

Tomatillo Guacamole


1 Ripe Avocado, Pitted and Sliced in half. 
4 Tomatillos, Husked and Halved. 
2 Fresh Cloves of Garlic
1/4 Cup Fresh or bottled Lime Juice
1 Teaspoon Onion Powder
1 Teaspoon Salt 
1/2 Sweet Yellow Onion
1/3 Cup Each Fresh Parsley and Cilantro 


1. Throw all of the ingredients into a food processor and pulse on a low setting if you'd like it chunky. (Add a teaspoon of mayonnaise and blend it on a higher setting for a creamier version- shown in pictures above, I prefer the chunky version after testing both.) 

2. Serve with chips or crackers to dip. 

I really hope you will give my Tomatillo Guacamole recipe a try! Don't forget to leave me a comment below letting me know what it was like if you do! And feel free to tag me on Instagram or post your photo on my facebook page as well. 

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  1. I might just give it a try! I like avocado but I only ate it as a fruit, never so far as a dip.

    1. you really must! as a dip it's incredible!

    2. you really must! as a dip it's incredible!

  2. i love guacamole, as every good mexican person will say haha


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