Pea and soft cheese guacamole

Practicooking. The kitchen as a meeting point

Preparation: 20min

Diners: 3 people

Difficulty: Simple

Age: 6-8 years

Most children like to eat nachos or chips, they enjoy “dipping them”. Furthermore, its main ingredient is the avocado, a nutrient-packed fruit. But this recipe goes one step further. Why not add beans and peas? This bold suggestion from Practicooking, a Fundación MAPFRE and Dani García initiative, will make cooking healthy and fun.


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Ingredients and preparation

For the pea and bean purée:

• 150g of frozen peas
• 75g of green beans

  1. Bring water to the boil in a pot with a pinch of salt.
  2. Once the water has boiled add the peas and cook them for around 10 seconds. Leave to cool and set aside.
  3. In this same water cook the green beans with the peas and a little of their cooking water. Crush up the mixture. You should end up with a thick purée.
  4. Strain through a chinois and set aside.

For the guacamole:

• 250g of fresh avocado
• 100g of pea and bean purée
• 40g soft cheese
• 2g of tabasco
• 4g fine salt
• 0.5g black pepper
• 15g Arbequina extra virgin olive oil
• 3g of dill
• 40g of chopped tomato
• 30g lime juice

  1. Put the avocado, soft cheese, the pea and bean purée and the salt in a mortar and crush the mixture in order to make the guacamole.
  2. Add freshly ground black pepper, tabasco, oil and lime juice and mix together.
  3. Finally, add the diced tomatoes and the finely-chopped dill.

Final touches and presentation

  1. Serve the guacamole in the mortar, with nachos or potato chips and garnish with dill leaves.