Chipotle Saves Your Cinco Party With Secret Guacamole Recipe - Maxim

Chipotle Saves Your Cinco Party With Secret Guacamole Recipe

Bringing you perfectly-seasoned guac, without the ridiculous surcharge.
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When you boil it down to basics, the true meaning of Americanized Cinco de Mayo is all about tequila, tacos, and—most importantly—guacamole. Chipotle, purveyor of ethically-sourced Mexican eats, is giving the ultimate Cinco gift this year and gracing you with their secret recipe for drool-worthy guac.

With just six ingredients, even the most kitchen-challenged among us can’t possibly screw it up. Get a look at the recipe below and start stocking up on avocados, because you can’t chug margaritas on an empty stomach.

2 ripe Hass avocados

2 tsp lime juice

2 tbsp cilantro (chopped)

1/4 cup red onion (finely chopped)

1/2 jalapeño, including seeds (finely chopped)

1/4 tsp kosher salt

1. Cut the avocado in half and then remove the pit

2. Scoop the avocados and place in a medium bowl.

3. Toss and coat with lime juice.

4. Add the salt and using a fork or potato masher, mash until a smooth consistency is achieved.

5. Fold in the remaining ingredients and mix well.

6. Taste the guacamole and adjust seasoning if necessary.

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