The Guachup Recipe
Ingrid Hoffman’s Guachup
- 2 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil
- 1 Yellow Onion – Chopped
- 8 ounces Guava Paste
- 1/4 Cup Dark Brown Sugar
- 1/2 Teaspoon Ground All Spice
- 1/4 Teaspoon Curry Powder
- 2 Oranges – Juiced
- 3 Limes – Juiced
- 2 Tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar
Step 1: Heat the vegetable oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat for 2 minutes.
Step 2: Add the onions and saute until soft and browned (4 minutes).
Step 3: Stir in the guava paste, brown sugar, allspice, curry powder, orange juice, lime juice and vinegar.
Step 4: Cook over low heat until the guava paste has melted, about 15 minutes, stirring often.
Step 5: Remove from the heat, cool slightly, and then transfer to a blender and puree until completely smooth.
(Thanks to Ingrid Hoffman for allowing us to reprint the recipe)