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Easy Homemade Guacamole

Super easy to make and quick to disappear.

Guacamole in Bowl

Nothing beats fresh homemade guacamole.  It’s a real crowd-pleaser.

Guacamole makes a wonderful appetizer served with tortilla chips, and a scrumptious topper for burgers, omelets, scrambled eggs, salad, toast and  sandwiches.

And it of course tastes amazing served with Mexican food such as tacos, tostadas, taquitos, and nachos.

This recipe for guacamole serves 3 but after the chef does the “taste testing”, it may be more like a serving for 2 because this guac is so scrumptious that it’s hard to stop eating it.

Speaking of taste testing, it’s important to add enough salt to give guacamole the best flavor possible.

So make sure to add more salt if needed.

This guacamole is best when made right before serving so the color is nice and bright.

Here are more guacamole recipes you may like “Mini Shrimp Tostadas with Homemade Guacamole“, “Layered Chipotle Guacamole” and “Roasted Bell Pepper and Garlic Guacamole“.

Let’s check out the ingredients.

Guacamole Ingredients

Ripe Hass avocados, red onion, Roma tomatoes, lime, jalapeno pepper, cilantro and salt

printable recipe with the measurements and instructions is located at the bottom of this post.

Here’s how to make it.

Avocado Skins on Cutting Board

Cut each avocado in half and remove the seed.

Scoop out the avocado meat from the skin…

Avocado in Bowl

…and add it to a medium size bowl.

Mash Avocado with Fork

Mash the avocado with a fork…

Mash Avocado with Fork

…leaving some bite size pieces.

Mashed Avocado in Bowl

Then,

Cut Limes on Plate

Lime Juice in Guacamole

…to the bowl, add the juice from a lime.

Lime Juice in Guacamole

Mix the lime juice in with the avocado.

Chopped Tomatoes on Cutting Board

Cut tomatoes in half and remove and discard the seeds.

Chopped Tomatoes in Guacamole

Chop the tomatoes and add them to the bowl.

Chopped Onion on Cutting Board

Next, to the bowl add…

Guacamole Ingredients in Bowl

…chopped red onion…

Chopped Cilantro on Cutting Board

Guacamole Ingredients in Bowl

…chopped cilantro…

Chopped Red Jalapeno Pepper

Guacamole Ingredients in Bowl

…and chopped jalapeno pepper (remove the seeds from the jalapeno pepper…unless more heat is preferred).

Salt in Guacamole

To the bowl add salt,

Guacamole in Bowl

…and mix the ingredients together.

Do a taste test and add more salt if needed.

Guacamole in Bowl

For garnish, top with grated Parmesan cheese.

Guacamole in Bowl

Serve chilled or at room temperature.

Guacamole on Tortilla Chip

And enjoy each and every bite.

Guacamole and Lime in Bowl

It’s so good that you might want to eat it with a spoon.

Guacamole and Lime in Bowl

Guacamole in Bowl

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More Recipes with Avocados You May Like:

Corned Beef Taquitos with Avocado Sauce

Eggplant Supper Soup with Corn on the Cob and Avocado

Chipotle Shrimp Guacamole

Ranch Dip Guacamole

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Guacamole in Bowl

Easy Guacamole

Super easy to make and quick to disappear.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Guacamole
Servings: 3

Ingredients

  • 3 ripe Hass avocados medium to large size
  • 1 lime
  • 3 Roma tomatoes or 2 medium size regular tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onions (heaping)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (heaping)
  • 1 Jalapeno pepper (stem and seeds removed, chopped) or 2 if you like more heat
  • 4 dashes of salt or salt to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese for garnish

Instructions

  • Cut each avocado in half and remove the seed. Scoop out the avocado and add to a medium size bowl. 
  • Mash the avocado with a fork leaving some bite size pieces.
  • Add the juice from a lime and mix together. Cut the tomatoes in half and remove the seeds. Chop the tomatoes and add them to the bowl.
  • To the bowl, add the red onion, cilantro, jalapeno and salt.  Mix together.  
  • Do a taste test and add more salt if needed.
  • Top with grated Parmesan cheese. Serve chilled or at room temperature.
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This recipe was originally posted on April 21, 2012.

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5 Comments

  1. If you plop the seed back in with the guac after it’s made, it will help keep it from turning brown, then just remove it before serving.

  2. Looks wonderful, and I do love guacamole with my eggs 🙂 Never tried it as a replacment for salad dressing though, will have to give it a try…

  3. This looks so easy to do. I’m totally bookmarking this! Thanks for sharing!