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Leveled-Up Guacamole with Pomegranate & Cacao

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This is the chef’s favorite guacamole at Palmaïa–The House of AïA, a new plant-based resort in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. The addition of slightly bitter cacao nibs, juicy pomegranate nuggets, and fresh cilantro makes it a beautiful addition to your taco Tuesdays. What you need:5 ripe Hass avocados, peeled and pitted1 fresh serrano pepper, chopped1 cup cilantro, chopped1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger1 cup pomegranate seeds, divided3 limes, juiced2 sweet limes, juiced1 tablespoon cacao nibs, divided2 tablespoons olive oil½ teaspoon saltWhat you do:In a medium bowl, mash avocados. Add serrano peppers, cilantro, ginger, ½ cup pomegranate seeds, lime juices, and 1½ teaspoons cacao nibs. Combine, and then add olive oil and salt.
Scoop guacamole into a serving bowl. Sprinkle with remaining cacao nibs, pomegranate seeds, and a few cilantro leaves, and serve with tortilla chips for dipping.
Photo credit: The House of AiA,

This is the chef’s favorite guacamole at Palmaïa–The House of AïA, a new plant-based resort in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. The addition of slightly bitter cacao nibs, juicy pomegranate nuggets, and fresh cilantro makes it a beautiful addition to your taco Tuesdays. 

What you need:

5 ripe Hass avocados, peeled and pitted
1 fresh serrano pepper, chopped
1 cup cilantro, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped fresh ginger
1 cup pomegranate seeds, divided
3 limes, juiced
2 sweet limes, juiced
1 tablespoon cacao nibs, divided
2 tablespoons olive oil
½ teaspoon salt

What you do:

  1. In a medium bowl, mash avocados. Add serrano peppers, cilantro, ginger, ½ cup pomegranate seeds, lime juices, and 1½ teaspoons cacao nibs. Combine, and then add olive oil and salt.
  2. Scoop guacamole into a serving bowl. Sprinkle with remaining cacao nibs, pomegranate seeds, and a few cilantro leaves, and serve with tortilla chips for dipping.

Photo credit: The House of AiA

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