Guacamole is one of the many Mexican sauces that produce addiction to those who try it, whether it’s spicy or not, it’s the perfect complement for all kinds of meals and ideal for all your family or friends gatherings.
It’s a sauce prepared with avocado and vegetables such as tomato, onion, cilantro and chili. Although it sounds like a simple recipe, it is more complex than you might think, since it requires several tricks that have been passed from generation to generation in order to enhance its great flavor.
From generation to generation, the guacamoles origins
The history of guacamole dates back to pre-Hispanic times, when Quetzalcoatl, a azteca god, offered the recipe to his people, who shared this culinary delicacy throughout Mesoamerica. For this reason, there are countless ways of preparing guacamole throughout the continent and it is used for many dishes that aren’t only Mexican.
Health benefits of the guacamole
Believe it or not, guacamole, apart from being a delicious dish, is extremely healthy because the star ingredient of this dish: avocado, contains potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and fiber, folic acid and vitamins C, E, K and B6. In addition, guacamole is low in saturated fats, making it a very healthy food for cholesterol, which allows anyone to consume this elixir of the gods.
The versatility of guacamole
In Mexican cuisine, two types of guacamole are also used, the totally ground guacamole: served in taquerias because it is more liquid and the one with pieces of avocado; which is thicker and is mainly used to accompany fried or grilled meat dishes.
Being a sauce, guacamole can accompany any type of dish: tacos, tortas, grilled meat and can even be an appetizer with tortilla chips. This makes it a perfect complement for your meals or for a food craving.
If you want to try the best guacamole in Michigan, we recommend you to come to Señor Lopez, where you will find a wide variety of guacamole presentations and an excellent atmosphere that will surely make you want to come back for more of this elixir of the gods.