Mediterranean Guacamole

Author Notes: Years ago a friend came over to watch the Oscars. We hadn't planned ahead and decided to throw together snacks from what we found in my pantry. The result was this tasty play on Guacamole.culturalconstruct

Serves: a small party!


  • 2 avocados
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and halved
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 cup red pepper, diced
  • 3 pepperoncini, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, smashed
  • 3 tablespoons pepperoncini "juice"
In This Recipe


  1. Smash avocados with a potato masher. Fold in remaining ingredients. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Serve with pita chips or on crostini.

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