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This week’s recipe comes from chef Julian Medina, chef of Tacuba Cantina Mexicana and Toloache in New York. Julian offers his traditional chunky guacamole recipe, mixed with tomato, onion, cilantro, and jalapeño.


Chunky avocado with tomato, onion, cilantro and jalapeño

Serves 4


• 2 Mexican hass avocados
• 2 tablespoons plum tomato, diced
• 2 tablespoons Spanish onion, diced
• 1 tablespoon cilantro, finely chopped
• 1 teaspoon chile Serrano or jalapeño, chopped and seeded 1⁄2 teaspoon lime juice
• Kosher salt


Scoop the pulp out of the avocados and mix in the remaining ingredients with an added pinch of salt. Mash the ingredients together until chunky. Check the seasoning before eating with warm corn tortillas or chips.

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