Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Homemade Guacamole

Very simple, very good.


- 1+ Avocados, peeled, seeded, sliced, cubed (depending on how many ppl)
- Juice of 3/4 - 1 Lemon (depending on size) can also use lime instead
- 2 Garlic cloves, minced
- White Onion, sliced finely
- Cumin powder
- Salt & Pepper (to taste)
- 1/2 a Tomato, sliced, cubed
- Cayenne powder (optional)


- Add chopped avocado, garlic, and lemon juice to a bowl.
- Mash with a fork to desired consistency
- Add powdered ingredients (salt, pepper, cumin, cayenne, etc)
- Mix together
- Add onion
- Mix together
- Add Tomatoes last and mix together lightly so as not to bruise them

Note: Keep avocado pits in guac to keep it fresh.

Soft shell tacos on Family dinner night, Guac didn't last long.. Soo good.

Monday, July 18, 2011

Greek Burgers and Salad

Greek Salad:

- Romaine Lettuce
- Tomatoes
- Kalamata Olives
- Cucumber
- Dressing:
   - Red Wine Vinegar
   - Olive Oil
   - Garlic
   - Oregano
   - Dijon Mustard
   - Sugar
   - Lemon Juice

- Medium ground beef
- Greek feta, crumbled
- Kalamata olives, pitted and chopped
- Whole wheat bread crumbs
- Oregano
- Onion
- Salt and Pepper
- Brushed with Olive oil and rested on baking tray in fridge covered
- Greek Yogurt Sauce
   - Greek Yogurt, plain 1 cup
   - Cucumber, seeded peeled half grated
   - Lemon juice
   - Olive Oil
   - Avocado, half chopped

BBQ on high for 5ish minutes per side on just less than full

Serve on freshly baked bun (toasted optional), 2 tbps of yogurt sauce, 2 slices of cucumber and a slice of tomato.

Great recipe, almost tasted like a Souvlaki.

Finished Product!