Guacamole recipe from Chipotle resto chain surprisingly natural and handmade. Easy to replicate at home, and I may order at Chipotle the next time I’m near one (since I’ve never tried the resto).

Chipotle Mexican Grill … signature spicy guacamole. We went into the kitchen with Chipotle to learn exactly how they make their legendary avocado dip. The secret? A longtime recipe that comes courtesy of founder (and classically trained chef) Steve Ells. Watch and learn, then get the recipe when you keep reading.
Chipotle Guacamole Recipe
Chipotle’s Signature Guacamole

From Chipotle Mexican Grill

For a complete chip and dip experience, serve guacamole with tortilla chips that have been tossed with lime juice and a sprinkling of salt, a signature at Chipotle Mexican Grill.


6 large ripe avocados, peeled and pitted

1/4 cup citrus (lemon and lime) juice

3 cups fresh cilantro, chopped

1 1/2 cups red onion, finely chopped

12 large serrano chiles, seeded and finely chopped

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

Tortilla chips, for serving


  1. Using a fork, mash avocados with citrus juice in small bowl.
  2. Add cilantro, chopped onion, serrano chilies, and salt. Stir to combine. Serve with tortilla chips, if desired.

Makes six to 10 servings.

Chipotle Guacamole Recipe | Susannah Chen with Libby Balsiger | March 22, 2012 |Yumsugar (with video).

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