1 medium Roma tomato (about 1/4 pound), finely chopped
1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons thinly sliced scallions
1 to 2 mediumserrano chiles, seeded and minced
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
1 tablespoon kosher salt
Makes:About 6 cups
Homemade guacamole involves nothing more than mashing together a handful of ingredients, and the flavor is far superior to the shelf-stable glop in the supermarket. Serve your fresh guac with some chips and salsa, and you’ve got yourself an instant party. It’s also a delicious accompaniment to quesadillas.
What to buy: Look for avocados that give slightly when pressed but are not completely soft. We used Hass avocados.