Even President Obama Weighs In On Debate Over Peas In Guacamole

CBS Los Angeles

FAIRFAX DISTRICT (CBSLA.com) — A recipe that calls for adding green peas to guacamole caused a social media frenzy Wednesday and even got President Obama’s attention.

The foodie furor erupted on social media after The New York Times tweeted a recipe for guacamole made with the unexpected ingredient.

According to the publication, it’s “one of those radical moves that is also completely obvious after you taste it.”

“Guacamole is only with an avocado,” Rian Risner, a guacamole lover, said. “What’s peas? Leave it to the New Yorkers to be talking about a pea.”

Once word of the recipe spread on Twitter, it stirred up plenty of reaction, even earning the hashtag #GUACAMOLEGATE.

President Obama even weighed in, posting:

And it turns out peas in guacamole is one of…

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