Guacamole with Cumin Chips

Guacamole with Cumin ChipsRecipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Lynn Miller
Serves 8

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Cumin chips:
6 pitas
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons cumin
1 tablespoon salt
2 ripe avocados
1/2 small red onion, minced (about 1/4 cup)
1 tablespoon minced seeded jalapeño
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/4 cup finely chopped tomato
Salt and pepper


Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes
Chill: 20 Minutes

1. Make chips: Preheat oven to 375ºF. Split each pita in half. Brush both sides with oil and sprinkle with cumin and salt. Cut each half into 6 wedges and spread in a single layer on 2 ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 10 minutes, turning pitas over and swapping position of pans halfway through, until pitas are crisp and golden.

2. Make guacamole: In a glass bowl, mash avocado with a fork until chunky. Mix in onion, jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice and tomato; season with salt and pepper. Cover with plastic wrap pressed directly onto guacamole and chill for 20 minutes. Serve with cumin chips.

Created date

April 2011

Nutritional Information

Calories 292
Fat 17 g
Satfat 2 g
Protein 5 g
Carbohydrate 31 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 1267 mg