American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A thick paste of mashed avocado, often combined with citrus juice, onion, and seasonings and usually served as a dip or in salads.
- n. An avocado-based greenish dip with onions, tomato, and spices. Common to Mexican cuisine, it is often served with tortilla chips.
- n. a dip made of mashed avocado mixed with chopped onions and other seasonings
- From Spanish guacamole, from Classical Nahuatl āhuacamōlli. (Wiktionary)
- American Spanish, from Nahuatl ahuacamolli : ahuacatl, avocado + molli, sauce, paste. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Q: How do you feel about nutritional yeast in guacamole?”
“Same goes for other additions like hot peppers or tomato – guacamole is very forgiving of late game additions, but few people have an extra avocado on hand to add if things get too salty or spicy.”
“Q: What ingredients do other people put in guacamole that you find to be wrong or nonsensical?”
“Editorial aside: in my opinion this guacamole is so much better without peppers and tomatoes – they mask the taste of the avocado!”
“Here in Texas, guacamole is a staple of Mexican food.”
“Nari -- Oh, my -- I love Roquefort cheese and can't imagine it in guacamole but will definitely have to try it!”
“The guacamole is authetic -- just avocados and lime and maybe some serrano chopped in.”
“Anyone know if I could successfully freeze some of the pulp with the idea of later thawing it to use in guacamole?”
“Plus an assortment of salsas, and something they called guacamole- but was really just a watery avocado sauce.”
“It is used in guacamole and salads, and the aromatic leaves are used to flavor bean dishes and mixiotes.”
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