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Easy Guacamole Recipe
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Easy Guacamole
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Easy Guacamole

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"Simply a quick recipe for tasty guacamole! Great with tortilla chips or as a topping for Mexican foods!"

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Original recipe makes 2 cups Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins

    40 mins


  1. Peel and mash avocados in a medium serving bowl. Stir in onion, garlic, tomato, lime juice, salt and pepper. Season with remaining lime juice and salt and pepper to taste. Chill for half an hour to blend flavors.
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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 16, 2004

Good Recipe! Rather than the adding the onion & tomato, I use a couple of tablespoons of salsa. I mash the salsa in with the avocado. Add a teaspoon of sour cream at the end for a creamier texture. The sour cream also helps it from turning that ugly green-brown the next day if you have leftovers.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 25, 2011

This is "way too much onion for 2 avacados!" If adding the lime juice more than a squeeze will make this very tart to. I normally just mash the avacado, with a potato masher, and add a little salt, chopped tomato, cilantro, garlic, and just a tad of onion with a very light squeeze of lime. When I worked at a mexican restaurant that was how they made it to. The avacado taste should not be overwhelmed by the onion.

Jun 30, 2003

I think a helpful hint for this recipe, or any avacado recipe, is that instead of peeling the avacado with a veggie peeler (it can be slippery and difficult, cut it in half length-wise and separate the halves. Then, take a knife and cut down through the inside down to the inside of the skin. criss-cross the cuts to make little squares. You can then easily scrape the avacado chunks out or simply invert the skin so that the inside is pushed outwards. The pieces will just pop out! This works well if you want chunkier guacamole. Reserve some chunks and mash the rest.

Jun 12, 2003

This was a yummy recipe!! I love guacamole and never thought I would be able to duplicate or better a popular Mexican restaurants recipe! I added some chopped cilantro, green scallions, a splash of olive oil and a capful of white vinegar ( a trick from the restaurant) Delicious!!!

Oct 06, 2006

This is the ***BEST*** guacamole recipe! ==> After scouring all suggestions from other reviewers, here's what you can do to make people continue to beg for more: Use only the juice of 1/2 of a lime. Add chopped cilantro, green scallions, a splash of olive oil, a capful of white vinegar, Pace salsa and 1 tbsp sour cream (for creaminess). I haven't bought guac from a store nor eaten it in a restaurant since I started making it this way!

Sep 23, 2010

Great guacamole recipe! Guacamole is easy to make, and altough it's very simple it's always a matter of taste. When a recipes states one small onion diced I use only 2 Tbsp. of finely chopped red onion for 2 avocados. I de-seeded the tomato (used 1 roma) and added 1/4 tsp. of cumin and 2 cloves of minced garlic from a jar along with the rest of the ingredients. Always delicious served with warm tortilla chips!

Oct 09, 2003

Good recipe Denise. I absolutely love Guacamole. This is definitley a good starting point. I like to add a little Pace Picante to mine and mince the onions instead of chopping them. Lime is definitely a must! Sometimes when I'm in a hurry, I'll add some onion flakes or powder instead. Some people say that "real" guacamole has either sour cream or cream cheese. I've never heard of that...but I might add some next time I make this, just to see how it tastes. A word of advice...if you keep the avacado pit in the guacamole..it will help keep it from turning brown as fast.

Aug 03, 2010

Very good recipe, I dd however make a few slight modifications. Since we like it spicy I added 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced to the recipe. I also added onion powder, garlic powder, crushed red pepper flakes and used 4 cloves of garlic instead of 1. I also dice the onion instead of mincing to add a chunkier texture to the guacamole. It always turns out absolutely delicious!! I now make this recipe on a regular basis as it is often requested :) Great on tacos, burritos, chicken breasts, hamburgers or to simply just dip with chips for snacking!


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  • Calories
  • 45 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.4 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 0.7 g
  • 1%
  • Sodium
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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