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Irish Guacamole

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4
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A creamy dip made with guacamole and potatoes. Perfect for St. Patrick's Day!
by: Macheesmo
Updated May 10, 2017
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  • 1 large potato, cubed and boiled
  • 2 large avocados
  • 1 jalapeño, diced
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1/2 lime, juice only
  • 1 pinch salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup salsa (optional)


  • 1
    Peel potato and cube into 1/2 inch cubes.
  • 2
    Boil potato in salted water for 12-15 minutes until the cubes are very tender. Drain potatoes and mash together with sour cream and butter.
  • 3
    Slice avocados in half and remove the seeds. Scoop out the flesh and add it to the mashed potato. Mash everything together until it's nice and smooth.
  • 4
    Stir in diced jalapeño, cilantro, lime juice, and season with salt and pepper.
  • 5
    Optionally, stir in some salsa for extra flavor. Serve with tortilla chips.

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More About This Recipe

  • Irish food isn’t known for being inventive. I’m not saying it isn’t delicious, but most Irish pubs I’ve ever been to have basically the same food. But that doesn’t mean we have to stop there. Sometimes it can be easy to take a traditional dish, add a few quick ingredients, and end up with something very unique. Like my Irish Guacamole! I make this all the time for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s a really fun dip with basic ingredients and takes just minutes to make. As you might guess, the core ingredients for this dip are potatoes and avocados. Pretty basic! The key ingredient to this dip is actually not the potatoes or the avocados. The key ingredient is lime juice! The acid from the lime juice brings all the flavors to life, so don’t leave it out. Mix everything together and season it with salt and pepper and your dip is done! Of course, you’ll want to serve this dip with lots of tortilla chips! This dip is good as-is, but if you want it spicier, you can also add some salsa to it and stir it in. It’ll change the color a little bit, but bring some more flavor to the party also. Put this on your St. Patrick’s Day appetizer list and feed your friends a great, green dip!
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