Guacamole is a versatile recipe that can be eaten alone like a dip, as a condiment with Mexican dishes or part of a salad. Pack already made or make fresh.
Pico de Gallo
Pico de Gallo is a flavorsome fresh and healthy meal accompaniment, or side. Packed with flavor and a little bit of heat it adds a wonderful spin to a camp meal.
All the ingredients for this recipe can be carried whole then prepared just before eating, or you can make at home and carry pre-made.
There is a little bit of time in preparing the ingredients but it is well worth the effort.
1 mild chili, such as a poblano
1 hot chili, such as jalapeno, to taste
1 bunch cilantro (coriander)
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar or half a lemon
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
Dice the tomato and chilies as small as you have patience for.
Remove the leafs from the stalks of the cilantro then roughly chop the cilantro.
Combine the tomato, chilies, cilantro, vinegar and salt. Let rest for 10 to 20 minutes before using to let the flavors develop.