Guasacaca Recipe (Venezuelan Avocado Sauce)
This guasacaca recipe is Venezuela's version of guacamole, a flavorful sauce made with ripe avocados, fresh herbs, chilies and more, so versatile.
- 2 ripe avocados
- 2 jalapeno peppers chopped (use bell pepper for a milder version)
- 1 shallot or small onion, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic chopped
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 1/4 cup chopped parsley
- 1/4 cup white vinegar
- Juice from 1 small lime
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- Salt and pepper to taste
Peel and seed the avocados. Give them a rough chop and add them to a food processor or blender along with the peppers, onion, garlic, cilantro parsley, vinegar and lime juice.
Process until fairly smooth.
Drizzle in the olive oil a bit at a time with the processor running. Process until the avocado salsa becomes thick and creamy.
Adjust with salt and pepper to taste. Serve!
Makes about 3 cups, depending on the size of your avocados.
Calories are estimated without chips.
Calories: 196kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 370mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 404IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg