Really Good Guacamole

I've never had much luck with homemade guacamole until reading this book. The trick is to rinse the minced onion before adding it to the guac- rinsing removes that bitter onion taste that has historically taken over any of my aspiring guacs or salsas.

Gently chop into large bits in food processor:
1 large tomato
1 serrano or jalapeno chile

1-2 garlic cloves

3 TB chopped cilantro

Scoop into a serving dish and set aside.

Mince ½ a white onion in clean food processor. Dump minced onion into strainer and rinse under water. Add ½ C of the rinsed minced onion into serving dish with the tomato mixture.

Halve 3 large ripe avocados, remove pits. Using dull table knife, cut a checkerboard pattern into cut side of guac, then use spoon to scoop out into serving dish.

Use back of spoon to coarsely mash avocado. Stir in 2-3 tea of lime or lemon juice and up to 1 teaspoon of salt.

Serve with tortilla chips!

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