Guacamole Crunch

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With so many fabulous guacamole recipes out there, I am so excited to share with you a fabulous original  guacamole recipe from our family to yours! We love the slight ‘kick’ that the roasted, seasoned sunflower seeds add to this guacamole recipe; it’s definitely a recipe others will be requesting from you for their next party!

Ingredients:

  • 4 tablespoons of sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon each cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper
  • 4 fully ripened avocados from Mexico, halved, pitted and peeled
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup diced tomatoes

Directions:

1. In a small bowl, combine sunflower seeds, oil, 1/4 teaspoon of the salt, cumin, paprika and cayenne; mix well until seeds are coated.

2. In a skillet over medium heat, cook coated pumpkin seeds, stirring frequently, until seeds begin to pop and are puffy and golden. Remove from heat and set aside.

3. To make guacamole, in a large bowl combine avocados, lime juice, tomatoes, onion, cilantro and remaining salt. With a spatula or potato masher, coarsely mash mixture until well-combined and chunky. Sprinkle with reserved sunflower seeds. Serve with warm tortillas or chips.

This recipe was inspired by Avocados from Mexico’s: Pumpkin Spookamole.

 

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Mackenzie is a follower of Jesus, wife, mama of two toddler boys, teacher at heart, and coffee lover. She was a lower school elementary teacher for over 6 years, with a master's degree in Reading, and is a certificated Reading Specialist. She currently works part-time at a private school allowing her more time at home with her little guys.

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Comments

  1. I love guacamole! Never thought about making it with the seasoned sunflower seeds, but maybe I’ll have to give it a go sometime!

  2. Great minds think alike, friend! We both posted guacamole recipes this week!! I’m loving the texture that yours is packed with…how awesome is that? Thanks for linking up yesterday! Hope your week is going well!

  3. Just stopping by to invite you to My Wednesday Linky party. http://diycraftyprojects.com/2012/10/whatcha-work-up-wednesday-linky-party-6.html

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