This Cinco de Mayo, make some delicious guacamole to go with your chips.
- 3 avocados (halved and pitted)
- 1 lime (juiced)
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 serrano chile (stems and seeds removed, minced)
- 1/2 red onion (diced)
- 1 ripe tomato (diced)
- 1 tablespoon cilantro (chopped)
- 1 clove garlic (minced)
- In a medium bowl, scoop the avocado from its peel and add the lime juice.
- Using a fork, mash in the salt and cumin.
- Dump the chile, onion, tomato, cilantro, and garlic.
Cinco de Mayo Facts
- Cinco de Mayo is often thought of by many Americans as Mexican Independence Day.
- Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican victory in a battle between the French state and a tiny city in Mexico called Puebla.
- Real Mexican Independence Day – which is considered to be the day Mexico defeated Spain and separated from Spanish rule – was September 16, 1810, and celebrated every 16th of September.
- The battle took place in the city of Puebla and is one of the few Mexican cities that actively celebrate the day with political speeches and battle re-enactments.
- It is frowned upon by the Mexican community to wear a sombrero and poncho on this day.
Cinco de Mayo plays an important part in Mexico’s history and it’s important to understand the significance of that battle. We at Reata Insurance Group hope you have a great Cinco de Mayo! Contact us for the best rates and for all of your insurance needs.