You’re joking, right?

The New York Times cooking section made a suggestion that’s an affront to the sanctity of guacamole and–it turns out–the environment.

Peas in guacamole? Uhm. No.

According to the Water Footprint Network, one ounce of avocados requires 9.1 gallons of water. For one ounce of peas, you’ll need a staggering 44.5 gallons.

We’ll take ours sans peas, with a margarita.

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