Spicy Basil Guacamole

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Servings: 2 1/2 cups
Prep Time: 10 min
Difficulty: Easy

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3 medium ripe avocados (recommended: Hass), halved, pitted, peeled and chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 medium ripe red tomato, seeded and coarsely chopped
1 lime, juiced
1 lemon, juiced
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil leaves
1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes, or to taste
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper





In a large mixing bowl, mash 1 of the chopped avocados with a fork. Add the remaining chopped avocados, the garlic, tomatoes, lime juice, lemon juice, green onions, basil, crushed red pepper flakes, salt and pepper; stir to combine. Taste and adjust the seasoning, as needed, with crushed red pepper flakes, salt and pepper, to taste.

If not serving immediately, sprinkle a bit of lemon juice over the top and cover put plastic wrap directly on top of the guacamole surface. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

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