Flavourful yet simple and super-healthy, we have the Aztecs to thank for this fantastic classic dip. Guacamole is obviously delicious with tortilla chips or vegetable crudités, but we also put it in lots of our sandwiches and salads, and we serve it as a side with pretty much all of our Mexican dishes. Proof that simple sometimes really is best, this tomato salsa (also known as pico de gallo) is practically a mandatory accompaniment to any Mexican dish. As with guacamole, we love it as a dip, but it also works brilliantly as a side dish – its lime freshness enlivens all it accompanies!
- Put everything in a food processor and blitz for about 10 seconds, making sure you keep some of the texture. If you feel like getting more hands on, do it the traditional way, using a pestle and mortar.
- Adjust the chilli, lime and salt and pepper to your taste.
- Simply mix everything together thoroughly, and adjust the chilli, lime and salt and pepper to your taste.