The Perfect Tailgating Recipe

With football season gearing up, and Brett Favre fans unsure of what to do with themselves, it’s time to start thinking about the perfect tailgating party. Although it is best to do something low key, it is always a good idea to have some delicious food lined up. And the star of tailgating parties? Chips and Guacamole! We’ve developed the perfect guacamole recipe that you can customize with peaches, nectarines and corn during the summer, or persimmon during the fall and early winter.


2 ripe avocados, pits removed, flesh scooped out with a large spoon, put face down on a plate to prevent browning until ready to use
1/4 cup red onions, finely chopped1 large clove garlic, minced
1 chipotle in adobo, seeded and minced + 1 teaspoon of the adobo sauce
2 teaspoons lime juice
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1-2 bags of high-quality corn chips

Guacamole: Mash avocado with a fork until coarsely mashed.  Add red onions, garlic, chipotle, adobo, lime juice, olive oil, cilantro, and salt.  Mix.

Serve: Mound the guacamole in the middle of a serving platter.  Then nestle the chips in a sunflower pattern around the dip.  Garnish with a sprig of cilantro.

Makes enough to serve 8

Contributed by Leigh Hermansen

One single comment

  1. Alisa says:

    I love chipotle in adobo – what a good addition!

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