How to make Cuban-style guacamole

Enjoy a Cuban twist on a family fave; guacamole. Serve with tortillas as a snack or add to tacos for dinner. Check out our pork taco recipe here:

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Serves: 2


  • 2 NZ avocados
  • 2 gherkins, finely chopped
  • ½  orange, juiced and zested
  • ½ lime, juiced
Homemade salt blend
  • ¼ tsp chipotle chilli powder
  • 1 lime, zested
  • 1 tsp Salt
To serve
  • 1 sprig of Italian parsley leaves
  • 1 packet of tortilla chips
  • green chilli
  • micro herbs


  1. Add avocado, gherkins, lime juice, orange juice and zest into a shallow bowl. Mash with the back of a fork until a smooth consistency.
  2. In another bowl mix chipotle powder, lime zest and salt.
  3. Sprinkle salt blend over the guacamole. Scatter parsley leaves over the top.
  4. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips.
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