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“Ever wonder what to do with that bag of veggies you have leftover after finishing your take-out order of Vietnamese soup (pho)? Usually just trash the bag of bean sprouts, basil and limes? Well here is something useful for them - my friend called it "Viet Guac" as a joke, but I ended up making it. And wouldn't you know it? It actually turned out to be pretty tasty, especially with the caramelized onions I still had in the fridge. I served it with Tostitos' hint of lime flavored chips, or the plain is fine, too. Time doesn't include how long it takes to make caramelized onions - if you're in a hurry, raw or slightly sauteed is fine, too. Just add a little sugar to taste. I add brown sugar to my caramelized onions, so it made it nice and sweet, for kids' tastes.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add all ingredients together, except the limes, and mix.
  2. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Squeeze lime(s) in, depending on how much lime flavor you prefer.
  4. Voila, VIET GUAC!

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