When we’re entertaining we have a few recipes we always go to. Sure we’ll also add something with a twist next to it, but we always include one of our staples. This simple guacamole recipe is one of those staples. It’s easy, it’s fresh and no matter what else we serve with it, it’s always the first to go.

Easy Guacamole Recipe
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Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Total Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 1/4 cup finely minced onion
  2. 3 ripe Haas avocados
  3. 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (or lemon juice)
  4. 1 large Plum or Roma tomato, deseeded and diced (1/2 cup)
  5. 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro leaves, optional
  6. 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  8. 1 to 2 teaspoons minced jalapeño or Serrano pepper, optional
Instructions
  1. Add finely diced onion to a small bowl then cover with warm water to de-flame, set aside.
  2. Cut avocados in half, lengthwise and use a spoon to scoop out the seed. Then, use the same spoon to scoop out each avocado’s flesh and add to a medium bowl.
  3. Scatter lime juice over avocado then use a fork to gently mash until creamy, but still chunky. (Keep some texture).
  4. Add diced tomato, chopped cilantro, cumin, salt and the diced onion, you can add diced peppers (if using) to the avocado and stir to combine.
Notes
  1. Serve immediately or cover with plastic wrap by pushing the plastic wrap down onto the guacamole and refrigerate up to one day.
Adapted from inspiredtaste.net
Adapted from inspiredtaste.net
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