Taste of Mexico City: Mercado de la Merced Guacamole










Experience the flavor of the Mercado de la Merced, one of the Top Five Food Markets to See Before You Die, with this simple guacamole recipe focused on fresh, local ingredients.

  • 2 serrano chiles, pan-charred, seeds removed, finely diced
  • 4 large avocados, peeled and pitted
  • 2 fresh limes, juiced
  • 4 ripe red tomatoes, diced
  • ½ small red onion, finely chopped
  • 3 small cloves of garlic, minced
  • kernels from ½ cobb of fresh roasted corn
  • chopped cilantro, salt and pepper to taste

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, but don’t overly mash the avocado.  Adjust the seasoning and serve immediately.

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