Fire-Roasted Jalapeño Guacamole

With summer cookouts and picnics in full swing, you might find yourself looking for something different to bring to the table. If macaroni salad, fruit kabobs and chips and dip have been overdone and leave you feeling bored with your party feasts, try our fire-roasted jalapeño guacamole. It’s sure to be a hit at your next barbecue!

  • 1-2 jalapeños
  • 3 avocados
  • 1/2 of a red onion
  • 2 roma tomatoes
  •  juice of 1.5 limes
  • 1/2 T of garlic salt (or to taste)
  • 1 t sea salt (or to taste)

How To:

  1. In a small pan, over high heat, roast jalapeños; turn frequently until skin bubbles and chars.

  2. Remove and let cool on cutting board.

  3. Scoop 3 avocados into a bowl and mash to desired consistency.

  4. Dice onion, cube tomatoes and dice jalapeños (once cooled.)

  5. Mix vegetables into mashed avocado.

  6. Squeeze lime juice into avocado mix, and stir well.

  7. Add salt and garlic salt to taste.

Keep this in your refrigerator until you’re ready to enjoy. Pair with baked tortilla chips, and prepare to shock your guests with this flavorful snack!

Photo credit: With A Red Bird On My Shoulder

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Danielle is a Pittsburgh native who has been warming her “black and gold” blood in sunny Northern California for the past 6 years. On any given day, you can find her arranging ridiculous photo shoots of her one-year-old son Graeme and cat Gizmo, or working on any one of her 27,000 writing projects. She enjoys daydreaming about becoming a famous actress and starting a handful of different businesses with her husband over glasses of wine in the evenings. Someday, she hopes to travel the country in an RV with her family… but she needs to sell that novel first. You can follow her journeys through her blog With A Red Bird On My Shoulder

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