Toluca Guac with Chorizo and Chiles Toreados aka Cave Man Guac

Appetizers & Snacks

Nutrition Facts
Toluca Guac with Chorizo and Chiles Toreados aka Cave Man Guac
Amount Per Serving
Calories 249 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 548mg 23%
Potassium 491mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 1g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 457%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 78%
Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • 1 whole jalapeño or serrano chile
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped white onion
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 8 ounces raw Mexican chorizo casings removed, roughly chopped
  • 3 ripe Avocados from Mexico halved halved, pitted, meat scooped out and diced
  • 1 Roma tomato cored, seeded and diced
  • 1/2 cup crumbled queso fresco or may substitute farmer’s cheese or mild feta

Instructions

  1. Roll the chile with your hand on your kitchen counter. Heat the oil in a medium-sized skillet over medium heat. Once hot, cook the chile for about 9 to 10 minutes, flipping it every 2 to 3 minutes, so it is completely and deeply browned on all sides. Place the chile along with the oil from the skillet in a bowl. Once the chile is cool enough to handle, remove it from the bowl and chop it, discarding the stem and the seeds if desired. Place the chopped chile back in the bowl, incorporate the onion, the lime juice and soy sauce, and combine well.
  2. Place the same skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chopped chorizo for 5 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon, breaking it into smaller bite-sized chunks, until browned, but don’t let it burn. Remove from the heat and place in a bowl.
  3. In a serving bowl, lightly mash the avocados. Incorporate the prepared chiles toreados and mix well. Sprinkle on the diced tomato and chorizo and, lastly, sprinkle the
Nutrition Facts
Toluca Guac with Chorizo and Chiles Toreados aka Cave Man Guac
Amount Per Serving
Calories 249 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 13g
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 548mg 23%
Potassium 491mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 1g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 457%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 78%
Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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