Recipe: Smoky Avocado Salsa

Smoky Avocado Salsa

The perfect snack to serve with corn chips or pita crisps and a cold lager, this salsa also makes a delicious topping for small squares of cornbread or grilled polenta.
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Servings 2 cups


  • 2 large ripe avocados
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 ripe tomato peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 2 tbsp diced red onion (30 ml)
  • ½-1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce finely chopped (to taste)
  • Extra adobo sauce (to taste)
  • Kosher or sea salt
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander (30 ml)


  • Halve avocados, remove pits, and release flesh from skins.
  • Chop into rough dice and sprinkle with lime juice.
  • In a medium bowl, combine with remaining ingredients. Adjust seasoning to taste.


Best served within an hour or two.
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