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Guasacaca Recipe
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5 from 2 votes

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.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Appetizer, Salsa, sauce, Snack
Cuisine: American, Venezuelan
Keyword: avocado, dip, jalapeno, spicy
Servings: 6
Calories: 196kcal

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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!

Notes

Makes about 3 cups, depending on the size of your avocados.
Calories are estimated without chips.

Nutrition

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