Our family always celebrates Noche Buena – Christmas Eve – southwest style. It just wouldn’t be Christmas without Carol’s Traditional Tamales, White Enchiladas and this year I’m starting a new tradition: Christmas Eve Guacamole.
The soft creamy guacamole, the tart crunchy pomegranate seeds and the salty white queso fresco make a fiesta of flavors and textures. This is a show-stopper on a plate with green, red and white Christmas colors. Why didn’t I think of this before???
I saw pomegranate seeds sprinkled on top of some guacamole recently – I can’t remember where – but I decided to take guac to a whole new level and make a stack of festiveness.
My daughter came into my kitchen yesterday when I was making this and she was skeptical. “Pomegranates – in guacamole?” But then she tasted it. The verdict was “Yum!”
!Feliz Navidad a Todos!
— posted by Donna
- 2 large ripe Haas avocados
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 tablespoon minced green onion
- 2 tablespoons diced green chiles
- Dash of cayenne pepper sauce
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Mix all ingredients together.
- Top with pomegranate seeds and queso fresco.
Other creative spins on guacamoles worth checking out on the world wide web: