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Super Bowl Recipes: A Great Guacamole To Go With Your Chips

Let's face it, tortilla chips are going to be at whatever 2012 Super Bowl event you attend. Salsa can be great, queso dip provides a decent alternative, but a great guacamole can become the star of the show. The Barefoot Contessa -- also known as Ina Garten -- of the Food Network has developed a terrific recipe for guacamole that is both simple and delicious.

If you want to bring something to the Super Bowl party but don't want to spend a lot of time or money, this homemade guacamole is a very reasonable option. The full list of ingredients and the instructions are both here, but if you'd like a quick look at the ingredients they are provided below:

  • 4 ripe Hass avocados
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (1 lemon)
  • 8 dashes hot sauce (recommended: Tabasco)
  • 1/2 cup small-diced red onion (1 small onion)
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded, and small-diced

Enjoy the intriguing and potentially explosive matchup between the New England Patriots and New York Giants, and for more coverage on the Super Bowl be sure to check out the links provided below.

Head over to Patriots blog Pats Pulpit and Giants blog Big Blue View for more on this game. Check out SB Nation NFL for more news and notes around the league.