Basic Guacamole

Basic Guacamole

28 reviews, 4.3 star(s). 85% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

A quick, basic guacamole recipe that can be added to or extended in many ways. Try adding a diced tomato or two.

"I doubled the recipe with the exception of the cilantro (I personally don't like cilantro that much) added another clove of garlic and used the juice of one large lime (almost 4 TBSP). This is an easy and awesome guacamole recipe. The addition of the cumin really did it for me, I make guacamole a lot and always felt as if it was missing something, now I know what that something was. Thanks! "


2 ea avocados; (preferably California)
1 small Onion; minced
1 clove Garlic; minced and mashed to a paste with 1/2 teaspoon salt
4 teaspoons fresh lime juice; (or to taste)
1/2 teaspoon Ground cumin
1 fresh or pickled jalapeno chili; seeded and minced (wear rubber gloves)
3 tablespoon Coriander; (Cilantro)

Original recipe makes 8



Halve and pit the avocados and scoop the flesh into a bowl. Mash the avocados coarse with a fork and stir in the onion, the garlic paste, the lime juice, the cumin, the chili, and the coriander. The guacamole may be made 2 hours in advance, its surface covered with plastic wrap, and chilled.


This can be made several hours ahead and refrigerated. The taste and texture are best, however, when freshly made.

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DELICIOUS! This is the best recipe I've found for Guac so fat. I love it!
NellyO 2y ago

Just made this and my 3 yr old triplets couldn't get enough of it!! I had to take it away so I could save some for my husband to try!! Going to be a keeper in this house! Thanks!!
tripletmama 2y ago

ourfoods 3y ago

This was great for a base dip to work with and add some s ice
pongodog 3y ago

I add 2 teaspoons of Harissa ( a Moroccan spice) and it is even more flavorful. I really like this recipe!
Nunquam 3y ago

Adding diced tomatoes makes it even better!
AlisonCastillo 3y ago

dtbh4t 3y ago

I used the 4 teaspoons of lime juice and it was way too much. I would try less next time.
mlbattani 4y ago

Nice easy recipe, did half course and half blended and both were great with taco s.
dredlox76 4y ago

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