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Thursday, September 2, 2010

August Kitchen Bootcamp – Avocado and Cucumber Guacamole

So when I first heard this challenge, I thought cool I got this.  Thought the month, I couldn't decide what to do.  I wanted a dish that was all veggies and that is pretty rare at our house.  I did made some vegetarian dishes this month but trust me it was not photo worthy.  I actually made this back in June for The Brother’s birthday and I never had a chance to post it.  I apologize now but I don’t remember where I saw the recipe.  If it is yours, please let me know.


Avocado and Cucumber Guacamole

(inspired by Unknown)

3 Avocados

1 Lime

1/2 Sweet Onion

1 Cucumber

Salt and Pepper to taste


  1. Prepare the avocado by removing the meat from the skin and the pit.
  2. Place in the serving bowl (I personally hate switching bowls when I make guacamole.
  3. Use a potato masher or even a fork and break up the avocado. 
  4. Dice up the onion and cucumber.
  5. Add it to the mashed avocado.
  6. Add the lime and salt and pepper.
  7. Serve


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  1. This sounds really yummy! I love the combination of avocado and cucumber--they go so great together! What a cool twist on guacamole.

  2. The addition of the cucumber seems like it would make the guacamole more refreshing. Great for this hot weather.

  3. I love guac. And I know someone else who puts cucumbers in it, it makes it a little crunchy and refreshing. Nice!

  4. What a creative twist on guacamole! It sounds perfect!

  5. I would never have thought to use cucumber in guacamole! Great idea!

  6. Sounds delicious... I love the addition of fresh and light cucumber to the guacamole!

  7. I'm picturing this smeared on that gorgeous bread below. That would make a heavenly sandwich.

  8. That actually sounds pretty tasty...not that the rest of your stuff isn' know what I mean...oh fine, be that way....I don't have to take this....I'm outta here.

    (talk to you tomorrow :D )

  9. I never thought of combining avocado and cucumber together. I have both in my fridge right now, so maybe it's time to try!

  10. Looks refreshing and delicious as dips. I love it.

  11. now this is a nice take on guacamole! I like the idea of the cucumbers! I'm glad you took on this challenge!

  12. mmmm...wish I had a chip and could dig into that right now!

  13. I never thought of combining these two. What a great idea!

  14. Avocado and cucumber! never thought of that. And I have both !!!

  15. Thanks everybody. It was good and the texture was wonderful.

  16. I love the cucumber! Great idea! Guacamole has to be one of my favorite dips/toppings. Versatile and works well to cool off the fiery foods I prepare.


  17. I really like the sound of adding cucumber into guacamole...a really nice fresh addition.

    I’d love for you to share this recipe (and any of your other favorite avocado recipes) in the avocado link-up/giveaway that I’m hosting with Kristen of Dine & Dish right now.