How to Mix Up the GREATEST GUAC

I thank our grown daughter Gretchen & husband Wayde for teaching me to like Guac and then teaching us how to make it! Bring on the chips!

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You can use red chilies if you are braver than we are. When I don't have shallots, I use onion. You can use juice of one lemon, but for me bottled lemon juice is easier and always on hand.

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Avocados need to ripen in room temperature. I leave on the counter 1-2 days after purchasing. You test for proper ripeness by squeezing. You can feel your fingers press in slightly.

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My husband is demonstrating the easiest way to open an Avocado.

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Scoop out of skin. If ripe they scoop easily as my husband demonstrates. (I'm fortunate that he makes both good Guac AND good wine!)

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Avocados are amazingly healthy.. 18 essential amino acids to form complete protein. Healthy fat, boosts HDL. Excellent source of Carotenoids. Powerful anti-inflammatory benefits.

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If properly ripened, outer edges are green. This one was fine... Some are green further in with some yellow. (NOTE: while making this guide, we were making 1/2 recipe which is why you see one)

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Our favorite tool for finely chopping garlic. It works SO well! Your fingers stay odor free. We also use it for onion. On Amazon: Chef'n garlicZoom XL Rolling Garlic Chopper or at kitchen stores.

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Caution: blades are very sharp. Don't use fingers. For us, a plastic orange peeler tool works great, thanks to the idea from our daughter!

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Add olive oil....

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Add Worcester sauce and remaining ingredients.

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A table fork works best to mash Avocado. This one wasn't quite as ripe as most we've used but it turned out just fine!

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Mix well.

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Taste testing is a MUST! It's a good way to see if it needs more salt. Lemon juice helps prevent browning but it's best to mix JUST before serving.

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This garlic chopper is super easy to open, disassemble and clean. It's an excellent tool!

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Delicious!!!!!! Great with a glass of wine, on a porch swing with someone you love! Make the full batch for 4 or more people. It does not keep well so make what you'll use up.

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