On Wednesday afternoon, the New York Times fired off an innocent tweet about guacamole.

July 01, 2015

On Wednesday afternoon, the New York Times fired off an innocent tweet about guacamole.

In addition to the requisite avocado, lime juice, and cilantro, the otherwise-standard guacamole recipe—adapted from ABC Cocina, an award-winning fine-dining restaurant in NYC—adds one very untraditional ingredient: fresh English peas.

The internet did not take it well.

Others, like NPR's Peter Sagal, were more amused than offended.

Even President Obama weighed in.

Apparently there are a lot of guacamole purists out there.

Now that you've got avocados on the brain, check out our favorite (non-guac) recipes, like the avocado whip in the video below.

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