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Guacamole

Visit La Sandia on your next trip to Tysons Corner Center; located on bottom level near Barnes & Noble. 

Learn to make La Sandia's delicious and easy guacamole recipe. Read More.

From famed Chef Richard Sandoval, who is internationally recognized as the Father of Modern Mexican Cuisine. He elevates Mexican cooking to new heights at La Sandia serving up authentic Mexican specialties alongside over 200 fine Tequilas. Inspired by his culinary mantra of 'old ways, new hands,' Chef Sandoval reinterprets traditional dishes with innovative techniques and skillful presentation.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Hass Avocado
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon diced tomato
  • 1 tablespoon diced white Spanish onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon serrano chile, stemmed, seeded, deveined and dice

Method:
With a wooden spoon or fork, lightly mash the avocado and salt in a molcajete. Add the tomato, cilantro and onion and mix well. Add chile serrano to taste. Serve with chips and enjoy!

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