Taco-Shop Guacamole (Guacamole Taquero)

This creamy all-purpose salsa is great on tacos filled with carnitas or grilled cactus.

Taco-Shop Guacamole (Guacamole Taquero) Taco-Shop Guacamole (Guacamole Taquero)
This thinner version of classic guacamole is a purée of tomatillos and avocado, flavored with serrano chiles, onion, cilantro, and lime.
Yield: makes about 2 1/2 cups


  • 8 oz. tomatillos, husked, rinsed, and chopped
  • 12 cup packed cilantro leaves
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 serrano chiles, stemmed and chopped
  • 1 ripe avocado, pitted, peeled
  • 12 small white onion, chopped


  1. Puree all ingredients in a blender until smooth