Photo: Oxmoor House
8 servings (serving size: 2 1/2 tablespoons guacamole and 6 chips)

When storing this guacamole, press plastic wrap against its surface to keep it from turning brown. You can use it to liven up a turkey sandwich or as a condiment in a vegetable wrap.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450°.

Step 2

To prepare guacamole, wrap garlic cloves in foil; bake at 450° for 15 minutes or until soft. Let cool slightly; remove skins and discard. Place garlic in a medium bowl; mash with a fork.

Step 3

Preheat broiler.

Step 4

Cut bell pepper and poblano in half lengthwise; discard seeds and membranes. Place pepper halves, skin sides up, on a foil-lined baking sheet; flatten with hand. Broil 15 minutes or until blackened, turning frequently. Place in a zip-top plastic bag; seal. Let stand 10 minutes. Peel and finely chop. Add peppers, onions, and next 4 ingredients to mashed garlic; stir well.

Step 5

Reduce oven temperature to 425°.

Step 6

To prepare chips, combine tortilla wedges, 2 teaspoons juice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a large bowl, tossing to coat. Arrange tortillas in a single layer on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes or until crisp and lightly browned, turning once. Cool 5 minutes. Serve with guacamole.

Chef's Notes

When garlic is roasted, its flavor mellows to nutty and slightly sweet, and it softens into a spread that has the consistency of butter. Squeeze the roasted cloves to remove the garlic pulp.

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Ratings & Reviews

Phimubrain's Review

October 06, 2013

finnyfinn's Review

September 02, 2012
This is outstanding! Great twist on guacamole. Brought this to a dinner party and it got rave reviews. I rated it a 4 based on the original recipe simply because I like a little extra flavor so I added cumin, cayenne pepper and more lime. I also added another avocado in order to serve more people. Realistically, I would say this only served about 4's just that good :)

cribando's Review

August 15, 2012
This is the best guacamole. Roasting the garlic and the peppers is a must. I make it at least once a week. Add jalepeno or habanero for more spice. Don't mash the avocado too much - it's much better chunkier. Cut it up instead, it will mash itself a bit while mixing.

epifurious's Review

July 15, 2012