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Split Pea Guacamole


For 4 Person(s)

Split Pea Guacamole

  • 1 cup dried split peas
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 ripe avocadoes, cut in half, pit removed
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp jalapeño, diced
  • 1 tbsp red onion, diced
  • 3/4 cup freshly chopped cilantro
  • salt and black pepper, to taste
  • tortilla chips, for serving


Rinse the split peas and place in a small pot. Add water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat. Cover and simmer for 35 minutes. Drain excess water if necessary. Transfer the split pea mixture to a food processor or blender. Add the lime juice and puree until creamy. Transfer the pea mixture to a bowl and let cool.

Scoop out the avocado flesh and place in a large bowl. Smash the avocados with a fork and stir in the split peas mixture, garlic, jalapeño, onion, and cilantro. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Serve with tortilla chips.