This guacamole just got a burst of flavor! Guacamole with finger limes adds little pops of lime to every bite. It's fun and delicious!Have you ever heard of finger limes? I hadn't until my friends at Melissa's Produce graciously sent me some. Finger limes are little, about the size of, you guessed it, a finger. They are native to Australia, but have been starting to pop up in the US. So what is so fun about a finger lime you ask?
THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS, MEANING IF YOU CLICK ON A LINK AND BUY SOMETHING I MAY RECEIVE A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF THE SALE AT NO COST TO YOUThey are often called the 'caviar of the citrus world' because instead of the lime juice being in long tear drop shaped vesicles like standard limes, the finger lime's juice is contained in little balls. All you need to do is cut the finger lime in half and squeeze it like you would a tube of toothpaste and all these fun little balls of lime juice pop out! Although they are often compared to caviar, finger limes are much more exciting than caviar is. I like to think of them more like Pop Rocks, because you get that surprising flavor burst with every bite. Guacamole is a perfect recipe for finger limes. The smooth richness of the avocado, with a little garlic salt, a dash of hot sauce, a squeeze of traditional lime juice with the pops of finger limes is almost too much enjoyment for your taste buds! Seriously!
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Guacamole With Finger Lime Bursts
- 2 ripe avocados
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1 teaspoon Sriracha
- 1 teaspoon lime juice
- 2 finger limes
- Mash together avocados, garlic salt, Sriracha and lime juice. Cut finger limes in have and carefully stir in 1 and 1/2 of the finger lime balls. Use the remaining half to place on top of the guacamole. Serve with tortilla chips or a crudité.
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