“Use Haas avocados, if available, for this guacamole; their buttery creaminess makes for the best guacamole! From a Bob Appetit booklet "Parties for Every Season".”
4 cups

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 medium tomatillos, husked and rinsed (about 1 1/4 lbs.)
  • 12 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 12 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 serrano chilies, seeded, minced (about 2 T.)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 lbs avocados, peeled pitted, coarsely chopped (about 3 large)


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Line rimmed baking sheet with foil.
  3. Place tomatillos on prepared baking sheet; broil until tomatillos are just blackened in spots and tender, about 8 minutes per side.
  4. Combine onion,cilantro,chiles and lime juice in large bowl.
  5. Add roasted tomatillos and any juices from baking sheet to onion mixture.
  6. Using fork, mash coarsely.
  7. Add avocados and mash with fork until mixture is very coarsely pureed and some chunks remain.
  8. Season guacamole to taste with salt and scoop into serving bowl;serve with crisp tortilla chips.
  9. (Can be prepared 4 hours ahead. Cover and refrigerate.).

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