Guacamole: a Basic Recipe

“I was asked to make guacamole for a party a few years ago, and at that time I had never made it before. So needless to say, like most people, I scoured the internet looking for recipes. I never really found “one” recipe that looked quite right so instead I decided to make up my own. Now this is a very basic, easy guacamole recipe, and with good reason: when you have fresh and flavorful ingredients, sometimes less is more, and you should just let what Mother Nature gives you shine…”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Remove avocados from their skins by slicing entire fruit around the center length-wise and then twisting to separate.
  2. After removing the pit , use a spoon to get the flesh out of the skins and into the bowl.
  3. Add in the jalapeno, red onion and tomato.
  4. Sprinkle with a few generous pinches of sea salt and fresh ground pepper.
  5. Squeeze the juice of one lime over everything.
  6. Using with a large fork or a potato masher, gently mash and mix all of the ingredients just until everything distributed evenly.
  7. Break out the tortilla chips and enjoy!

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