Cooking with Katie: Guacamole


Katie Owens, Entertainment Editor

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner. To celebrate, here is a recipe fit for any Cinco de Mayo party.
This guacamole recipe has a lot of room for customization and is easy enough to pull off with limited kitchen skills.

What you’ll need:
3 ripe avocados
1 1/4 teaspoon salt
2 juiced lemons
Optional add-ins:
1 glove of garlic, minced
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
1/2 seeded jalapeno, minced
1 finely chopped tomato.

What to do:
Cut the avocados in half.
Put the pits aside.
Scoop the avocado into a bowl.
Use a fork to mash it up.
Add the lemon juice and salt.
Add any or all of the optional ingredients.

To keep it from turning brown, add the avocado pit to the bowl before wrapping and storing in the fridge. Serve it to your friends or family and celebrate this Cinco de Mayo, or anytime you’d like.