Authentic Guacamole

Authentic Guacamole

Guacamole is a very common condiment of Mexican cuisine.

Although it is pretty simple to make, it can be tough to get the perfect flavor.

With this authentic Mexican recipe and deliciously yummy, you will be an expert in no time.

Fresh made guacamole is also great because it will always contain fresh, nutritious ingredients, and it only takes about 10 minutes to make!

All you need is:

  • Avocado
  • Cilantro
  • Onion
  • Jalapeno (optional)
  • Garlic powder (optional)
  • Lime Juice
  • Salt
  • Tomato


How To Keep Guacamole From Turning Brown

The most common question that people ask me about guacamole, is how to keep it from turning brown?

There are a few different things you can do to keep your guacamole from browning.

  • Add the pit of the avocado to the finished guacamole
  • Cover with plastic wrap
  • Add an extra teaspoon of lime juice

The later is the most effective. Besides you will be adding citrus juice or lime juice to the guacamole anyway.

Guacamole goes great as a condiment with many dishes. Such as:

Authentic Guacamole

Authentic Guacamole

1 large avocado, seeded and peel removed

1 teaspoon lime juice

1 small tomato, without seeds, chopped

2 garlic gloves, minced

3 tablespoons yellow onion, chopped

1 small jalapeño, seeded, vain removed, finely minced

1/4 cup cilantro, finely minced

Mash avocado in a medium sized glass bowl. Add lime juice and mix in.

Next add prepared tomato, garlic, onion, jalapeño and cilantro. Mix in and combined well.

Serve as a condiment with you favorite Mexican dish.


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Beef Steak Fajitas

Beef Steak Fajitas

The featured recipe is not authentic Mexican food, but a Tex-Mex style food with Mexican ingredient influence or Mexican inspired.

Fajitas got its start in a tortilleria in Houston Texas (USA).

As legend has it, Maria Ninfa Rodriguez, better known as “Mama Ninfa Laurenzo” starting serving fajitas in her Houston restaurant called the Rio Grande Tortilla Co. in 1973.

Originally a tortilla factory, she turned it into a restaurant after her husband passed.

The very first day she sold 250 South Texas tacos. Those pre-assembled tacos al carbon later became build-your-own fajitas, which means in Spanish faja for “belt.”

It describes the cut of beef also called skirt steak and with Mama Nifa a Tex-Mex icon was born.

Steak Fajitas are the perfect blend of well seasoned steak with bell peppers and onions all wrapped in a warm tortilla.

Most restaurants serve them on a cast iron skillet set a blaze on the way to the table.

Read more here about Mexican vs. Tex-Mex: What is the Difference?.

Beef Steak Fajitas

1 teaspoon ground Mexican oregano

1 teaspoon ground red pepper

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon ground coriander

½ teaspoons sea salt

1 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 ½ pounds flank steak, fat trimmed

1 red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and thinly sliced

1 green bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and thinly sliced

1 yellow bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and thinly sliced

1 small white onion, thinly sliced

1 small purple onion, thinly sliced

4 tablespoons avocado oil

6-8 corn tortillas, warmed

In a small bowl mix together the first six ingredients and set aside.

Seasoned beef strips for Beef Steak Fajitas

Trim fat from flank steak and cut into 1 x 2 inch strips. Next, with ingredients from small mixing bowl, season beef strips and set aside.

Sliced peppers and onions for Beef Steak Fajitas

Next, seed peppers, and thinly slice. Next thinly slice both onions, then mix together and set aside.

steps to cook Beef Steak FajitasWith a large ceramic coated frying pan over medium heat, add avocado oil. When oil is hot add beef strips and cook on all sides, about 2 minutes.

Add, pepper onion mix, stir in and continue to cook until meat is done to your preference (145 degrees for medium…155 degrees for med-well…160 degrees for well-done).

Read our article: Keeping Your Family Safe with a Reliable Meat Thermometer.

Beef Steak Fajitas focusing on beef and corn tortilla

Plate the Beef steak Fajitas and serve with warmed corn tortillas.

 

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