Tasteful Tuesday: Homemade Guacamole and Tortilla Chips

Today is tortilla chip day! Before you rush out to grab a bag of your favorite chips and think about what dip you’re craving most, try this homemade tortilla chip recipe – it’s easy and you may enjoy them better than what you find in a store. Of course, we have a dip to go with them; follow the second recipe for homemade guacamole.

Homemade Tortilla Chips

What you’ll need:

  • 10-inch corn or flour tortillas (1 tortilla will make about 6 chips)
  • Vegetable oil
  • Red pepper, garlic, and/or other seasonings to taste

Directions:Homemade Tortilla Chips

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Stack desired amount of tortillas on a baking sheet, and use a pizza slicer to slice each tortilla into 6 pieces.
  3. Brush both sides of each slice with vegetable oil, and add seasonings if desired. Spread out on cookie sheet and place in oven for 6-8 minutes.
  4. Flip slices over, and place back into oven for about 5 minutes, or until golden brown (small bubbles may appear on surface, this is okay).

Guacamole

What you’ll need:Guacamole

  • 2 avocados, peeled and diced
  • 1 small tomato, diced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash of cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. Mash avocado in a small serving bowl.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix, leaving some chunks.
  3. Serve with homemade tortilla chips and enjoy!

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