Slideshow: How to Make Guacamole, With Chef Ivy Stark of Dos Caminos

The ingredients
The ingredients
cilantro, white onion, Jalapeno and Serrano peppers, kosher salt, Haas avocados, plum tomato, and limes.
Bowl
Bowl
Dos Caminos uses a lava stone Molcajete to prepare their guacamole but any medium-sized bowl will suffice.
Chilies
Chilies
Minced Jalapeno and Serrano are used to add heat.
Mash together
Mash together
If you don't have a pestle you can use the back of a spoon.
The paste
The paste
The resulting paste is redolent with the flavors of cilantro and onion, the vigorous mashing releasing oils from the chilies.
Scoring
Scoring
Two avocados are halved and their seeds removed. A grid pattern is scored in to each half.
Next step
Next step
The remaining cilantro and onions are added. To increase the heat add an additional teaspoon or two of the chilies.
Lime
Lime
Fresh lime juice is squeezed over the mix.
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
Chopped plum tomatoes are added.
Viva Guacamole!
Viva Guacamole!
Serve with warm chips...
Serve with warm chips...
... and salsa!
... and salsa!